740.0011 European War 1939/27631: Telegram

The Chargé in the United Kingdom ( Matthews ) to the Secretary of State

686. For the President. My 651, January 25, 8 p.m. In his message to me No. 5, January 26, 2 p.m., Ambassador Steinhardt states:

“Please inform the President that I have seen Prime Minister Saraçoğlu after conferring with the British Ambassador. I expect to deliver the President’s message to Inönü this evening or in the morning. Saraçoğlu said that for his part he welcomed the proposed meeting with Churchill and would urge acceptance on Inönü.”