883.00/409: Telegram

The Agent and Consul General at Cairo (Howell) to the Secretary of State

15. Your number 5 March 20, 4 p.m.1 After Great Britain declared Egypt independent and removed protectorate Allenby Minister of Foreign Affairs officially notified diplomatic agents that all foreign matters should be taken up with Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sarwat. Would communications thus addressed be regarded recognition of Egypt’s sovereignty?

  1. Not printed.