File No. 4960/63.

Ambassador Leishman to the Secretary of State.


No. 46. Reports that the agreements of the Sublime Porte concerning the granting of customs immunities and the removal of building restrictions at Cesarea have been put into practical execution. States that before admitting our formal adhesion to the customs increase, he will try to secure a satisfactory adjustment of some other questions. Says that the French Chamber of Commerce has expressed appreciation of our efforts in securing the removal of restrictions of cotton-seed oil. Adds that this American product is handled largely through Marseille and that France expects that its use will now be considerably extended.