File No. 763.72/1638
The Ambassador in Russia (Marye) to the Secretary of State
[Received 2.30 p. m.]
Department’s March 13, 1 p. m. Minister for Foreign Affairs says military considerations make it impossible to establish neutral zone in Pera, Stamboul, and Scutari, but that Constantinople will not be injured by Allies unless Turks use it or parts of it for military operations.