859A.20/335: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Iceland ( Morris )

310. You may inform the Icelandic Foreign Minister that the contents of his aide-mémoire 11 which was the subject of your 420, August 9, 4 p.m.,12 will receive the immediate attention of the American Government. While we will do our best to expedite the formulation of our reply, we cannot undertake to have the reply ready before September 1, since the questions put to us by the Icelandic Government involve matters of high policy which will have to be laid before the military and naval authorities and the President.

  1. Dated August 7, p. 307.
  2. Not printed.