13. Editorial Note

On March 30, 1961, Secretary of State Rusk stopped briefly in New Delhi and met with Prime Minister Nehru. Rusk was returning from the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Ministerial Council meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Discussion over lunch focused on mutual concerns in Laos and the Congo. Rusk’s memorandum of the conversation, which deals almost exclusively with the discussion concerning the Congo, is printed in volume XX, pages 114-115.