96. Editorial Note

The Ministerial Council of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development met in Paris December 2–3, 1964. Under Secretary of State George W. Ball headed the U.S. Delegation. A summary of the OECD Ministerial proceedings is in two parts, CEDTO A–386 from Paris, December 11, and CEDTO A–392 from Paris, December 11, both in Department of State, Central Files, ECIN 3 OECD. For text of the December 3 communiqué, see American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1964, pages 497–499.

Background and talking points papers on U.S. preparations for and participation in the OECD Ministerial Council meeting are in the Washington National Records Center, RG 286, DAC Material: FRC 70 A 5922, Meetings—OECD Ministerial Dec. 2–3, 1964, and Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 66 D 110, CF 2456–2457.