The United Nations and the Cyprus Crisis


438. Memorandum From Robert Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs (Talbot)

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, NSC Histories, Cyprus. Secret. A copy was sent to Jernegan.


439. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom

Source: Department of State, U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Subject Files, Reel 87, Frames 1161–1162. Confidential. Drafted by Paul Jones and George Moffit (UNP); cleared in NEA, EUR, and UNP; and approved by Cleveland. Also sent to USUN as telegram 1879, which is the source text, and repeated to Athens, Ankara, Nicosia, and Paris for TOPOL.


440. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Cyprus, Vol. 2. Confidential; Priority. Repeated to London, Nicosia, Athens, and Ankara.


441. Memorandum for the Record

[Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Executive Registry, Job 80–B01676R, Memoranda Originated by General Carter. Secret; Eyes Only. 3 pages of source text not declassified.]


442. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Subject Files, Reel 87, Frames 1188–1189. Confidential.


443. Memorandum by Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Cyprus, Vol. 2. Secret.


444. Memorandum for Record

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Cyprus, Vol. 2. Confidential. Prepared by Bromley Smith.


445. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files, Cyprus. Secret. Drafted by Burdett and approved in U on January 30.


446. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Cyprus, Vol. 2. Secret; Priority; Exdis. Drafted by Cleveland and Sisco; cleared in NEA, EUR, and S/S; and approved by Ball. Repeated to London, Athens, Ankara, and Nicosia.


447. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Cyprus, Vol. 2. Secret; Exdis; Immediate. Repeated to Nicosia, London, Athens, and Ankara. A note on the telegram indicates it was passed to the White House, DOD, JCS, CIA, CINCSTRIKE, and CINCEUR.


448. Memorandum Prepared by Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files, Cyprus. No classification marking. The memorandum was apparently drafted by Komer for the President’s use.


449. Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, DDI Files, Intelligence Information Cables. Secret: No Foreign Dissem.


450. Memorandum From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Secretary of Defense McNamara

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files, Cyprus. Top Secret. A covering memorandum is dated February 4.


451. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to President Johnson

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files. Secret.


452. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Sisco) to the Under Secretary of State (Ball)

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential.


453. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, RG 59, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Immediate; Priority. Received in the Department of State at 9:10 p.m. February 6. Repeated to Paris for USRO, Nicosia, Athens, Ankara, and USUN. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, CIA, CINCEUR also for POLAD, CINCSTRIKE also for POLAD.


454. Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Priority. Drafted and approved by Cleveland and cleared by Ball.


455. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Priority. Repeated to London, Athens, Ankara, and Nicosia.


456. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8, CYP. Confidential. Drafted by Helseth. The Greek Ambassador was called to the Department of State for a similar discussion. A memorandum of that February 7 conversation, which includes a copy of the draft proposal, is ibid.


457. Telegram From the Embassy in Cyprus to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Secret; Flash; Exdis. Received in the Department at 6:52 p.m. and passed to the White House.


458. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential. Received in the Department at 6:52 p.m. Repeated to London, Athens, Ankara, and Nicosia. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, CIA, and CINCEUR and CINCSTRIKE also for POLADs.


459. Telegram From the Embassy in Greece to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, CIA, USUN, and CINCEUR and CINCSTRIKE also for POLADs.


460. Telegram From the Embassy in Cyprus to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Subject Files, Reel 87, Frames 1289–1292. Secret; Flash. Also sent to London, Athens, Ankara, and USUN.


461. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files, Cyprus. Secret.


462. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to President Johnson

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Komer Files, Cyprus. Secret.


463. Memorandum for Record

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, NSC Histories, Cyprus. Secret.


464. Transcript of a Background Press and Radio News Briefing

Source: Department of State, U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Subject Files, Reel 87, Frames 1138–1347. No classification marking.


465. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Priority. Repeated to Athens, Ankara, Nicosia, and New York. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, and CIA and repeated to CINCEUR and CINCSTRIKE for POLADs.


466. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Secret; Priority. Repeated to Athens, Ankara, Nicosia, London, and CINCSOUTH. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, CIA, and CINCEUR and CINCSTRIKE for POLADs.


467. Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files l964–66, POL 23–8 CYP. Confidential; Immediate. Repeated to London, Athens, Ankara, Nicosia, and USDOCOSOUTH for POLAD. Passed to the White House, JCS, OSD, CIA, and CINCEUR and CINCSTRIKE for POLADs.