891.20 Missions/10–145: Telegram

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

788. Embassy has exchanged notes with Foreign Office agreeing to one year’s extension of agreement covering engagement of gendarmerie mission.86

Schwarzkopf on September 29 had most satisfactory interview with Shah, details of which will be reported later.87

  1. For texts of Iranian Foreign Ofliee note 3619, September 27, 1945, and Embassy note 140, September 29, see United Nations Treaty Series, vol. 31, pp. 472 and 473, respectively.
  2. No record of report found in Department files. However, in telegram 817, October 9, 1945, 1 p.m., the Ambassador in Iran, in reporting discussions with the Shah on various questions on October 6, stated that the Shah “intended to make sure Schwarzkopf, whom he praised highly, should have free hand with Gendarmerie and would prevent any interference by Interior Ministry, Army or other agencies.” (891.002/10–945)