711.00111 Armament Control/878: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister Resident in Ethiopia ( Engert )

266. Your 352, May 17, noon. The Department appreciates the difficulties involved in your obtaining accurate detailed information regarding the military situation, but it would appreciate receiving from time to time such reports on current developments as may help to throw light upon the subject discussed in its 211, May 9, 4 p.m. Information as to extent to which Italian control has been extended over Ethiopian territory would be particularly helpful.