611.6731/199: Telegram

The Chargé in Turkey (Shaw) to the Secretary of State

26. Department’s 32, May 10, 7 p.m.4 In reply to Embassy’s note stating that our Government is prepared to accord sympathetic consideration to any concrete proposals Turkish Government would care to advance, Minister of Foreign Affairs in note verbale just received states Turkish delegation will go to Washington at the end of September to negotiate tariff reduction agreement. Recommend I be authorized to inform Turkish Government that we are prepared to negotiate with their delegation in Washington in September. Would Department care to have me suggest to Turks desirability of furnishing us officially with list of commodities on which they desire reductions.

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