The Ambassador in Turkey (MacMurray) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 1—12:40 p.m.]
27. Your No. 18, March 31, 6 p.m.22
- Trade agreement was signed at noon today. Publicity arrangements have been made in accordance with your third paragraph. Textual details are given in separate telegram.
- I take occasion to record warmest appreciation of patience and ability of Kelley and Gillespie in bringing to a successful conclusion these negotiations extending over almost a year.
[For text of reciprocal trade agreement and supplementary notes, signed at Ankara, April 1, 1939, see Department of State Executive Agreement Series No. 163, or 54 Stat. 1870.]
- Not printed.↩