890J.01/11–1345: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

11886. Following oral discussion with Foreign Office re intention of US Government to negotiate a provisional agreement with Yemen as reported in Embtel 10960 October 1912 we have now received written communication from head of Eastern Department of Foreign Office thanking us for information given, saying that Colonial Office and Government of Aden had been advised and stating “We agree with your suggestion that our two Governments have a similar interest in insuring the prosperity and political stability of the Arabian Peninsula”. Foreign Office also expressed pleasure that relations between Aden Government and American Consulate also satisfactory.

Sent Department as 11886; repeated Aden as 3.

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