Interest of the United States in the political relationship between the United Kingdom and Iraq; elevation of the American Legation at Baghdad to the status of an Embassy 1
1. For documentation on
the consideration given by the Department of State in 1945 to elevating
Legations of the United States in Iraq and other Near Eastern countries
to the status of Embassies, see
Foreign Relations, 1945, vol. viii, pp. 19 ff.
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