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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States, 1951. Asia and the Pacific (in two parts)
(1951)

South Asia: multilateral relations,   pp. 1650-2003 PDF (136.2 MB)


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NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE
ever, wid have to bear endorsement of US, UN or some third party
in whom Afghans have confidence.
  We wld appreciate Dept's comments.
  Dept pass Karachi. Sent Dept 290; rptd info Karachi 47.
                                                        HORNER
689.90D/I1-2951 :Telegram
        The Secretary of State to the Embassy in Afghanistan
CONFIDE NTIAL         WASHINGTON, December 29, 1951-7:33,p. m.
  206. Dept in accord:desirability certain econ objectives and their
relationship Pak-Afghan relations advanced Embtel 260 Nov 29.
However Dept questions whether GOP wld be inclined actively to
cooperate in improvement Afghan econ position in absence demon-
stration good faith GOA. Such demonstration not yet forthcoming
except. decrease local press propaganda which not as significant as
radio propaganda that reaches Pak audience.
  FYI re para, 2, your memo conversation des 187 Dec 3 there are no
funds available this FY for grant aid to Kabul Kandahar highway
project and Dept cannot now predict level MSP appropriation FY
1953. Hence in conversations with GOA Emb shld carefully avoid
statements that may lead Afghans expect more than Dept can offer.
                                                       ACHESON
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2003


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