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The Chargé in Iran (Merriam) to the Secretary of State

9. My No. 8, March 6, noon. Persian press of last night and this morning carried in substance the following:

Law granting oil concession to Amiranian Oil Company which was recently signed by the Shah has been communicated by the Cabinet of the Prime Ministry to the Minister of Finance for execution.

No such announcement has yet appeared respecting pipe line concession.