FOREIGN RELATIONS .: Mission to San Francisco

A Kremlin official roused U.S. Ambassador Alan Kirk on a peaceful Moscow Sunday to hand him a polite little note. The Russians were pleased to accept a U.S. invitation to sit down at the Japanese Peace Treaty conference in San Francisco early next month. Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko would be in charge of a four-man delegation including the Russian ambassadors to Washington and London.

In Washington, the State Department had braced itself for a thundering Russian denunciation of the conference and a refusal to attend. Only last week Secretary Acheson warned reporters to expect an all-out Russian propaganda campaign against...

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