891.00/11–1945: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Iran ( Murray )

634. For your information, Iranian situation is receiving prominent treatment in press. UP reports that widespread revolution led by Democratic Party has broken out in Azerbaijan; that Russian trucks are distributing weapons to rebels; that insurgents have captured Ahar, Sarab, Maragheh, Mianeh and surrounded garrisons in Tabriz, Ardebil, Rezaiyeh, Astara; that insurgents are marching on Tehran.

Dept is awaiting your report and would appreciate information concerning measures if any which Iranian Govt has taken or contemplates.