711.00/1926: Telegram

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

1575. For the Minister and Landis. War Department states that Commanding General, Persian Gulf Command9 and Commanding General, United States Army Forces in the Middle East10 have been instructed to confer with appropriate State Department representatives and to collaborate in implementing policy and procedure regarding Anglo-American relations in Near and Middle East set forth in Department’s 1167, May 17, 10 p.m. Navy Department states its representatives throughout area have received similar instructions.

Repeat to Jidda, Jerusalem, Beirut, Tehran, Kabul, Aden, Addis Ababa. Separate message sent to Baghdad.11

Sent to Cairo. Repeated direct to London.12

  1. Maj. Gen. Donald H. Connolly.
  2. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Giles.
  3. Telegram No. 107 of the same date.
  4. Repeated to London as telegram No. 4950.