147. Transcript of Telephone Conversation Between Secretary of State Kissinger and Soviet Ambassador Dobrynin 1

K. We are assembling our people to consider your letter.2 I just wanted you to know if any unilateral action is taken before we have had a chance to reply that will be very serious.

D. Yes, all right.

K. This is a matter of great concern. Don’t you pressure us. I want to repeat again, don’t pressure us!

D. All right.

  1. Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons), Box 28, Chronological File. No classification marking.
  2. See Document 146 and footnote 4 thereto.