881.822/107: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Diplomatic Agent and Consul General at Tangier (Blake)

3. Your despatches Nos. 76, March 11, and 79, March 17.

The Department approves your position in connection with the letter of the Mendoub;
Acting in view of this Government’s interest in the Cape Spartel Lighthouse, under the International Convention of 1865, and without prejudice to the provisions of that Convention, this Government does not desire to raise any objection to the proposed modernization of the Light if the other parties signatory to the Convention consent to the proposition made to the Commission by the Shereefian Government, on March 15, 1926.