862.20290H/16: Telegram

The Minister in Afghanistan (Engert) to the Secretary of State

154. Referring to paragraph 2 of my telegram 138, July 8, 9 p.m., Afghan Foreign Minister has informed British Chargé d’Affaires that the Italian Government has decided to withdraw its First Secretary of Legation in Kabul and that the German Government is recalling two of its employees who had been implicated in intrigues. Afghan Government is requesting the British for safe conducts.