740.00112 European War 1939/6486: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in France (Tuck)

541. Your 1242, August 25, 3 p.m. You state in paragraph A that “The French Government is also prepared to give an official assurance not to authorize the export of North African cobalt to metropolitan France or to any other country except Germany”.

Please confirm that an exception is made in the case of Germany.