The Ambassador in France (Wallace) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received January 26.]
Sir: In answer to the Department’s No. 681, December 1, 1920, enclosing for delivery to the French Foreign Office, a copy of a note addressed to Earl Curzon under date of November 20th on the subject of petroleum resources in the Near East, and directing me to obtain an interpretation by the French Government of the provisions of the agreement between Great Britain, Italy and France, signed at Sèvres on August 10, 1920, in the light of the note above referred to, I have the honor to enclose herewith, in copy and translation, the reply received from the Minister for Foreign Affairs setting forth the French point of view in regard to the clauses of the said tripartite agreement.
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