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The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Iran ( Ford )

71. British Ambassador has requested that Legation in Tehran be asked to lend its support, in concert with British and Soviet diplomatic missions, in concluding the agreement for operation of railways. Please continue the efforts you are already making, in cooperation with your British and Soviet colleagues and the PGSC,46 to effect early conclusion of this agreement.

  1. Persian Gulf Service Command, the American military (services of supply) force commanded by Maj. Gen. Donald H. Connolly.