File No. 702.6567/2

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Turkey ( Morgenthau )

[Telegram]

712. At request of Italian Ambassador here, please request Tennessee to take on board at Beirut the Italian consuls from Syria and then proceed to pick up the Italian consuls at Jerusalem and at Haifa, landing them all at Alexandria, Egypt. Italian Ambassador at Constantinople has been instructed to obtain from Ottoman Government all possible facilities for departure of these consuls.

Bryan