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Approved For Release 14414DP78-01617AO05800010037-4 .2--?? EUR C >ECQN JDENTIAU. :l. AUSTRIA. Treatment of German, assets--Embassy ?.-o.?).don reports that h e Brit s i- Fe;r g is has submitted -to the US and French Missions memoranda proposing a fcormula for the treatment of German assets is Austria, with a view to later submission to the USSR. The memoranda propose that (a) measures already taken against German assets in Austria con stitctte ;full. satisfaction of reparation claims against such assets, (o) further romovals of such asse==ts as reparations he dicontinued, and (c) the Austrian Goverrnne.nt be required to examine the title of ownership of all German assets remaining in Au-stria and to take such action as might be required. ,3. S .3AitNN: UK v.,will not withdraw Amba.sador-Embassy London has peen informed that, despite-deman s in ?arliza.ent and the press that the British Armm= bassador be withdrawn from Madrid as & sign of displeasure, the Foreign Office considers it important that he remain there until the results of lion Juan's visit to Lisbon are known. jT A L'V' rif; +a ntc u ~ i NI.k CC aCl1c.'`Ii~, e t 1, e vd~.i, It 1'c~t/,u fro, r- ? ~~ :3 Z' ~"? ,~. ~. Arr bas : c~or "15ir s re ovtl3 flit on lei ~'':3cJru ry General Morgan ~( illic~ - commander in Aa .iy) annoanded his decision to tra-nsieer "militar"y x1aint"ai'.ce from Trieste to Venice as of 1 April. Moran has th reoy reversed . his position of 22 November; he justifies vwithdrawAInow on the rounds of (a) British demobilization and (b) the unli:elihood of `serious r. epercus lions'. His decision was made over the protest of US and British political representatives, who are of the opinion'that the present delicate situation in Venezia Giulia will become more critical in the ne%lt few months and should not be farther disturbed by an suggestion of Allied military withdrawal from Trieste. Kiric recommends that the Combined Chiefs of Staff reverse Morgan's decision, and advises that the British representative is making . similar re- commendation to the Foreign Office. 0 Document No. o ?i ? NO CHANGE in Glass. , DECLASS I FlED Class. MUC TO: TS S hw DD.A ffc a, 4 Apr 77 Auth: DDS._~ : 7A ^^~ CON ~I~ .~--.g ~. E'NT1At;date: :~ 0 MA State Dept., OSD reviews completed Approved For Release 2002/08/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617A005800010037-4 Approved For Release 2002/0$/16 : CIA-RDP78-01617AO05800010037-4 L EGYPT: Cabinet change--liespite Cabinet changes and the. intensity of recent student demonstrations, Legation Cairo reps its that local anti- British sentiment is not as widespread or bitter as in 1919 or the middle 1930's.and that any Cabinet change will be the result of in- ternal intrigues and unbalanced representaticn rather than mass anti-government sentiment. F_4R. EAST JAPAN: USSR requests division of Japanese sizi,?pin -Embassy %Aoscow reports that the Soviet Foreign CI Tice has requested irnrnediate transfer of one fourth of the -5a~)an use naval fleet to the USSR and early division of. the Japanese m.::rchant fleet among the USSR, UK, US and China. The Sovieta arg!'.e that the use of these ships for repatriation of Japanese and other purposes connected with the Japanese surrender should be discussed aft-,r the division has been effected. in connecting on the Sov!.et note, Embassy Moscow points out that the Soviets are nog. operating 11$ Lend-Lease vessels for their own a sepe.rposes, and have not replied to inquiries regarding Japanese hipping captured by them. in view of the fact that SOAP rias the greatest need for shipping n implementation of the surrender, the Embassy suggests that the USSR be asked to what extent it would be vAllir,g to divert Soviet shipping for such purposes, in the event of a division of the Japanese fleet. kOFLEA.: Publicity on ,eoul Corifere ice--Gen. ?d(;dge advises against releasing full statement of Conference actions co the US or the Koreans. He would prefer such publicity "as a means of pressure in the future," after the Soviet commander has finally approved the agreement. THE AMERICAS `f , reaction to Blue Boo4L on.Ax?t?~nti Blue F oo Sas n~rally favorable Americ na reoortthat press reaction to he g:; Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, r?araguay, Peru and Urugay. . In Cuba, however, there was considerable unfavor;ible press corn-cnent, pug the most important paper strongly endorsf:d the Book. Embassy Peru reports that the Oeravian Fo??eign Minister has whether We US would give Per a economic aid., if relations with as