106. Telegram 259604 From the Department of State to the Embassy in Morocco1

259604. Subject: Message for King Hassan—Spanish Sahara. Ref: State 259602. For Ambassador from Atherton.

Upon reconsideration, it has been decided that you should disregard para 3 of reftel. You should not rpt not show Hassan the text of the Cortina message which is being repeated to you FYI only.

  1. Summary: The Ambassador was instructed to disregard paragraph 3 of telegram 259602.

    Source: Ford Library, National Security Adviser, Presidential Country Files for Africa, Box 4, Morocco, State Department Telegrams, From SecState—NODIS. Secret; Flash; Nodis. Drafted by Atherton; cleared by Mack; and approved by Atherton.