891.00/7–545: Telegram

No. 634
The Ambassador in Iran ( Murray ) to the Secretary of State


459. On instructions of Cabinet MinFonAff has expressed to me strong Iran Govt hope that at Big Three meeting US Govt would work to stop foreign interference in internal Iranian affairs with special reference to parliamentary elections to be held next fall or winter. (Embstel 416, June 201) In effect he reiterated Prime Minister’s2 statement to me of June 19 but this time with full Cabinet [Page 958] sanction. (Sent to Dept as 459, repeated to London as 35 and Moscow as 146)

MinFonAff also again spoke of Iran Govt desire for early withdrawal of British and Soviet troops.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Mohsen Sadr is the Iranian Prime Minister referred to.