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

100. Legation’s 5, January 8. Minister of Finance55a told me yesterday that the Soviet Government has warned the Iranian Government that it would not permit the granting of an oil concession to an American company. When I asked whether he meant in the northern provinces he said “No, anywhere in Iran”.

  1. Rezaqoli Khosrovi.