890F.248/10–644: Telegram

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

2777. ReLegs 3007, October 6, 11 a.m. from Eddy. For Eddy. Please report nature, extent and dates of British airfield survey at Dhahran referred to in your message from Cairo.

Please state also whether at any time King Abdul Aziz suggested that we consult with the British regarding the proposed field at Dhahran.

Dhahran’s no. 7, October 419 not yet received by Department. Sent to Cairo, repeated to Jidda.20

  1. Not printed.
  2. Repeated to Jidda as telegram 207. In his telegram 302, October 11, 11 a.m., the Minister in Saudi Arabia reported that the “King at no time suggested our consultation with British regarding Dhahran field.” (890F.248/10–1144)