867N.01/2225: Telegram

The Minister Resident in Saudi Arabia (Moose) to the Secretary of State

59. Yesterday I conveyed to Finance Minister sense of first part Department’s 408 February 26, 9 p.m., to Cairo.53 He received information with apparent satisfaction and said he would inform King.

Though Department’s message to large extent answers objections repeated my 57 February 27, 11 a.m., it is suggested that Department may wish to reply specifically to King’s communication.54

  1. See footnote 40, p. 573.
  2. In his telegram 64, March 7, noon, the Minister Resident reported that the King had indicated he would appreciate a reply; the Department replied in telegram 35, March 8, 7 p.m., that the matter was under active consideration (867N.01/2244).