811.7490F/11–2144: Telegram

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

348. Shaikh Yussuf Yassin, Deputy Foreign Minister, informed me confidentially that by order of the King official written notice was [Page 769] today given to Cable and Wireless reserving the right to modify the existing agreement in such way as His Majesty may decide. Since this was done in compliance with request transmitted in consequence of Department’s 234, November 3, 7 p.m. and my several subsequent inquiries I did not deliver message in Department’s 252, November 18, 7 p.m. which I had with me already for delivery. Comment in separate telegram.4

  1. Telegram 349, November 21, 1 p.m., infra.