774.5/12–2652: Telegram

No. 1055
The Secretary of State to the Embassy in Egypt1


1292. From Byroade. Brit Emb Wash has now given us UK paper on defense negots Egypt. We understand Brit Emb Cairo has been instructed discuss paper with you soonest after its arrival Cairo Dec 27. We wld appreciate ur urgent comments for my use during London conference now scheduled begin Dec 31 (reDeptel 1227 Dec 16 Deptel 4205, 4206 Dec 23).2

I believe it wld be helpful if member ur staff cld come London for talks with Brit. If you believe you can spare staff member, pls cable urgently and TO’s will be issued. I plan depart for London Dec 29.

  1. Repeated to London as telegram 4246.
  2. Telegrams 4205 and 4206 are not printed.