176. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Jordan 1

100. Embtel 79.2 You may inform Hussein US appreciates King’s forthright stand in face tragic events Iraq and serious developments in area. US stands by previous pledges assist HKJ to insure its independence and integrity. Our action Lebanon indicative our concern.

We now studying means assist HKJ with POL and will advise soonest.

  1. Source: Department of State, Central Files, 787.00/7–1458. Top Secret; Priority. Drafted by Parker and Newsom and cleared by Rountree, Deputy Under Secretary Loy W. Henderson, and Dulles.
  2. Document 171.