890g.6363 T 84/124: Telegram

The Consul at Bagdad (Randolph) to the Secretary of State

In reply to Department’s telegram December 13, 6 p.m.51 Petroleum negotiations were progressing, agreement reached on all except a few [un]important matters when the fall of the old Cabinet November 16th necessitated commencing negotiations from the beginning with new Cabinet which has formed committee of three (Ministers Justice, Interior, and Works) to negotiate with Keeling and first meeting will be held tomorrow.

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