711.90G2/32: Telegram

The Chargé in Iraq (Barbour) to the Secretary of State

18. Note from Foreign Office confirms Legation’s 17, July 21, 1 p.m.7

Iraq Government accepts changes suggested in the Department’s 5, April 26, 5 p.m. except for the first paragraph of article No. IV with regard to which it suggests two alternatives:

That the first sentence revert to wording as in enclosure to despatch No. 909 of December 8, 1937, and the new second sentence be omitted, or
That the paragraph remain as in the Department’s telegram 5 with the addition of the following to the second sentence “or to rights and obligations arising under the Covenant of the League of Nations”.

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