867N.01/10–2445: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Syria (Porter)

72. Syrian Chargé was informed Oct 26 of our preference that his Govt might defer for time being publication of exchange of correspondence on Palestine between Roosevelt and Kuwatly mentioned in your 73 Oct 24. It was pointed out to him that Dept in its press release of last week had made it clear that this Govt’s attitude on Palestine had been made known to various Arab leaders as well as Jewish.