The Secretary of State to the Minister in Egypt (Jardine)
26. Your 27, February 25, 6 p.m. Please inform the Minister for Foreign Affairs that this Government foresees the possibility of having [Page 158] to raise certain objections with respect to the law and the decree of February 11 as soon as it has had an opportunity to study the texts of the instruments and the circumstances under which they were promulgated, and that pending such opportunity this Government makes full reservations of its position regarding the law and the decree in question.
Please forward by mail full text of law and decree and complete details surrounding the circumstances of their promulgation.29
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