867N.01/10–2245: Telegram

The Chargé in Iraq (Moreland) to the Secretary of State 80

400. Instr 312, April 21.81 FonOff has asked whether any objection to release of Roosevelt letter dated April 12 to Regent assuring “full consultation with both Arabs and Jews” re Palestine.

In view similarity with letter quoted Deptel 312, October 18,82 I told Foreign Office I perceived no objection.

  1. Marginal notation by the Secretary of State: “O.K. J[ames] F. B[yrnes].”
  2. Not printed.
  3. Not printed, but see footnote 70, p. 770, and President Roosevelt’s letter of April 5 to King Ibn Saud, p. 698.