French Government position on Vietnam [France feels that the war will continue for a protracted period
before there is any possibility for negotiation, that established French contacts with Hanoi and Peking are the only channel through which negotiations will be opened, that no negotiations are possible without the
agreement and participation of China, and that Chinese cooperation will not be forthcoming until China is a member of the UN]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS-314/10763-65. Aug. 2, 1965. 3 p. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM. SANITIZED copy.
Released Aug. 19, 1977. Johnson Library, NSF,
Countries, France, Vol. 7.