711.90J/4–1645: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at Aden (Clark)

16. The Department has read with great interest your 21, April 16, noon, and commends the initiative which you have shown in connection with your recent trip to Sanaa as well as the satisfactory results which you obtained.

Without awaiting receipt of details by airmail, the Department is giving immediate consideration to the extension of formal recognition to the Yemen and the establishment of diplomatic relations.

This is for your confidential information only.