891.24/271: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

5581. Department’s 5534, November 5. Following telegram has been received from Tehran:

[Here follow first two paragraphs of telegram No. 359, November 4, 6 p.m., from the Minister in Iran, printed on page 176.]

Please convey substance of above to Foreign Office and state that Department hopes action on wheat declaration and announcement regarding shipment 25,000 tons wheat may be taken immediately. Please advise us urgently of British decision.

For your information and comments there is quoted below Section 2 of Tehran telegram under reference:

[Here follows text of last paragraph of telegram No. 359.]

Additional demands and suggestions mentioned included removal of currency control from Majlis and establishment of four-power currency board.