115. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Vietnam1

1066. Hue 4 to Dept.2 At your discretion suggest you urge GVN take no repressive measures against Buddhists, offer sympathy and funeral expenses to families of demonstration victims, make any other appropriate gestures toward restoration of order and amity between religious groups.

  1. Source: Department of State, Central Files, SOC 14-1 S VIET. Secret; Operational Immediate. Drafted by Heavner and cleared by Rice. Repeated to CINCPAC for POLAD.
  2. Document 112.