Paris Peace Conf. 183.9 Persia/3: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Commission to Negotiate Peace

94. For Secretary Lansing: Have received note from Persian Chargé d’Affaires4 stating that he is in receipt of cablegram from Persian Minister for Foreign Affairs to effect that British Legation, Teheran, has informed him that British Government is willing that Persia participate in Peace Conference through accredited delegation and will assist to this end but that Persian Government should approach other Allied Governments in order to secure unanimity on this subject.

Chargé further stated that he has been instructed to approach our Government with request to assist Persia to be represented at Peace Conference with right to vote. Full text note forwarded in pouch. Please cable advising what action taken.

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