File No. 763.72115/767

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


707. Turkish authorities have commenced deporting from Aleppo six hundred belligerent subjects including women and children on the ground that certain of these were spreading false reports. My protests unavailing. Minister of War [allowed] only remission of order for women and children still there. Telegram just received from Consul General at Smyrna states that similar measures contemplated there.

American Ambassador