JMAS-143 David Bruce's diary entries - September 1952Documents from 01 September 1952 to 30 September 1952
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Remarks on: official visit to Mexico for meeting of International Bank and International Monetary Fund,- his advise to have French come to US to present French case on Tunisia and Morocco to the UN,sent top secret telegram to Dean Acheson regarding discussions on situation in Europe, Soviet action and further progress in building western strength, feel this will in time be used to seek a peaceful solution to the problem of US relations with the Soviet Union. He also discussed role for US in Europe, should be observor in the process of agreement reached by the European states. Discussed Germany's role in Europe, must direct German pressures so they do not disrupt organisation of European defense. Stated that securing ratification of the defense arrangements and to urge Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to speak with Robert Schuman on Franco-German relations to avoid controversy, and continue policy of non-intervention in Saar,discussions with Jamie Bonbright and Miriam Camp, State Department officials, regarding proposed connection between Council of Europe and the various six-nation communities, Bruce feels they should be kept separate,- confusion in Paris as a result of having four USAmbassadors there and such a multiplicity of agencies and personnel.
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