711.672/535a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the High Commissioner in Turkey (Bristol)


5. For your own information. According to recent developments of opinion in the Senate regarding the treaty, the indications are that the alternative may soon present itself of rejection of the treaty or consent to ratification subject to the condition that ratifications shall not be exchanged until the United States shall have negotiated a naturalization convention with Turkey.2

  1. See decision by the Department of State to postpone negotiations for a naturalization treaty with Turkey, ibid., 1923, vol. ii, pp. 1191 ff.