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The Minister Resident in Iraq (Knabenshue) to the Secretary of State

15. Minister for Foreign Affairs expresses willingness Iraq to negotiate commercial treaty with the United States on a basis of unconditional [Page 405] most-favored-nation treatment with one reservation only, namely, in respect to countries formerly included in Ottoman Empire in Asia and will accept American reservations in respect to Cuba, Philippines and Panama Canal Zone.