467.11/912: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Istanbul (Elting)

For Nielsen. Your September 28, 5 p.m. Department pleased that you have been able to have amount of Turkish offer increased to $1,300,000, which you have accepted.

In view of importance attached to conclusion of definite agreement, it is hoped that with cooperation of Ambassador you may be able have it reduced to final form before your departure.

Suggest you take up matter immediately with the Ambassador.