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The Minister in Ethiopia (Caldwell) to the Secretary of State

248. Re Legation’s 245, November 27. Acceptance by Emperor this evening of British formula in which Ethiopia as contribution of ally to prosecution of war places reserved areas and Ogaden under administration [Page 81] of British military for life of agreement ensures resumption of negotiations and makes possible successful conclusion. Copies of documents in pouch on tomorrow morning’s plane.29

  1. Despatch No. 296, November 29, from the Minister in Ethiopia, not printed.