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The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State

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940. Foreign Office official today told us that Bevin had been primed to persuade the Turkish Foreign Minister not to raise the Turkish-Russian dispute before UNO at present time. However, to surprise of Foreign Office Hasan Saka did not broach subject. Foreign Office is of opinion that Turks are waiting to see what happens to Soviet-Iranian dispute.

Sent Dept as 940, repeated to Ankara as 12, to Moscow as 32.

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