890E.00/170: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Diplomatic Agent and Consul General at Beirut ( Wadsworth )

270. Department instructed Murphy, promptly upon receipt of your telephonic message via Cairo, to insist on immediate restoration full and free code communications. Your 310, November 11, noon subsequently came through without delay. Please confirm receipt of Department’s 266, November 9,24a repeating its 2096 to Algiers for Murphy. For your information Department is considering issuance disapproving public statement if response of French Committee is negative.

Sent to Beirut, repeated to London, Cairo, and Algiers.25

  1. See footnote 8, p. 1009.
  2. As telegrams Nos. 7142, 1731, and 2136, respectively.