The Chargé in Iraq (Barbour) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 28—9:20 a.m.]
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”.
- Not printed.↩