891.6363 Standard Oil/433: Telegram
The Minister in Iran (Dreyfus) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 12—2:20 p.m.]
269. Legation’s 264, December 4. Anderson left Tehran today. Acting Foreign Minister told Engert that the Iranian Government feared acceptance of his proposal might create apprehension in Soviet and Axis circles and draw attention to the oil question which Iran wished to avoid.