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The Chargé in the United Kingdom (Atherton) to the Secretary of State

297. It is officially announced that the British Government has accepted the invitation of the Turkish Government to attend a Straits [Page 521] Conference at Montreux. This was originally planned for June 22, but with the semi-official intimations of a postponed Council meeting and the announcement of the League Council convening probably the end of this month, a postponement of the Montreux meeting is more than likely.