890F.515/13: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Egypt (Kirk)

735. The questions raised in your 861, May 11, 9 a.m., and Jidda’s 46, May 29, 10 a.m., as well as other matters relating to Saudi Arabian fiscal problems are receiving the close attention of the Department, which is engaged in discussions in regard thereto with other governmental agencies concerned in order to determine in what manner and to what extent it will be possible for this Government to assist. You and Jidda will be informed as soon as information is available.

Please repeat to Jidda as Department’s No. 20.