891.42/111: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Iran ( Dreyfus )

67. Because of transportation difficulties, the Monroe Mission2 will be unable to proceed this spring. It plans, however, to make the [Page 229] trip next fall. Please inform Iranian Government, emphasizing that this is merely a postponement, that there is no intention of abandoning the undertaking, and that, as Sadiq originally indicated, the fall is really preferable for the accomplishment of the mission’s purpose.

  1. Educational Mission headed by Professor Paul Monroe of Columbia University.