500.A14/777a: Telegram.

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Iran7 (Hornibrook)

16. In giving its advice and consent on June 6 to the ratification of the Arms Traffic Convention of 1925, the Senate declined to agree to a reservation regarding sovereignty over the Persian Gulf.

  1. On March 22, 1935, the name “Iran” came into official use for the country known up to that time as “Persia”; see Department of State, Press Releases, March 23, 1935, p. 181.