702.6281/92: Telegram

The Chargé at Tangier (Elbrick) to the Secretary of State

122. Legation’s 115, May 13.72 Shield of German Consulate was removed last night. Uriarte phoned this morning to tell me of this development and to assure me entire matter will be liquidated shortly. Castillo informed Gascoigne later that Consulate is no longer open for business and that Germans will cease sending cypher telegrams tomorrow night.

Repeated to Algiers as our 33, repeated to Madrid as our 56, May 17, 3 p.m.

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