740.0011 European War 1939/9228: Telegram

The Ambassador in Turkey (MacMurray) to the Secretary of State

73. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the British Ambassador returned yesterday from an elaborately and successfully concealed absence of 3 days during which they visited Cyprus for conference with Eden at his invitation. Despite rather sensational speculations [Page 834] as to this conference I understand it dealt not with any new projects but with the opportunities and modalities for carrying out plans previously discussed.