Cablegram 73 LONDON, 20 March 1944, 1.06 p.m.
Your telegram 14th March, No. 66, International organisation. 
We had assumed in the absence of any comments from you on our
telegram D.1102 of 14th [December]  and our further telegram
D.28 6th January  repeating reply sent to Canadian Government
that you had not dissented from our view that we should accept
proposal for preliminary exchange of views between parties to
Moscow declaration. 
2. In the circumstances we fear that matters have now gone too far
for it to be possible to suspend or modify proposed informal
conversations with United States Government. My telegrams of to-
day D.401 and 402  set out instructions which have been sent to
His Majesty's United Kingdom Ambassador at Washington regarding
arrangements for proposed talks.
3. We hope to communicate further with you regarding lines of
proposed papers which we are preparing (see my telegram D.402) and
shall welcome your views on them.