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    argument that we are in any case bound by alleged agreement entered into by Gheynh of Qatar before 1916 ...

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    THIS DOCUMENT IS THE PROPERTY OF; HlS BRITANNIC MAJESTY’S GOVERNMENT EASTERN (Arabia). O November ... and the Sheikh of Qatar, in respect of a matter concerning the affairs of Qatar, and that you relied on your ... among other things, to maintain friendly relations with his Excellency the Sheikh of Qatar, between whom ...

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    already made hi.G of:er to Xing Abdul Axiz I sew no reason for not giming an outline ... reference to the Qatar Oil Concession. I found that Sheikh Hafiz had not clearly realised the position about ... to what we regarded ee the frontier between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The limit of the concession in feet lay ...

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    2 reminded him that I hnd made it absolutely clear, both to hiaeelf and to Fuad Bey, lost summer, why we could not agree to King Tbn Saud acquiring a new outlet to the eea betwe n Abu Lhebi and Qatar. I erapheeieedr however, that the whole of the Murra dirj^a fell within the territory which we were now prepared ...

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    corx*es;jondetic:e between Sheikh. Yusuf Yasin mid your u-If, ai*i 3 ing out of the action of King Mul Aziz In addr e-sing the Sheikh of :.utar about Govex^njnent are not prepared to admit the;!; thoy Q'.'e under any ... u letter to the sheikh of ■atar oa e affecting hie xorelgn relations, which, as the Saudi Government knew, ...

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    Tor relation© between the Gheifcl at Qatar* or any of the other /.rah Rulera* and King /Mul 'xis® 9„ ...

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    1935, for “either side of ^atar 1 ' please read "eastern side of Qatar". The issue of the above lias ...

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    Protest by Ibn Saud against the granting of an oil concession by the Sheikh of Qatar. Under Secretary ... Previous papers :- 3330 1000 12.34 In August of this year Ibn Saud sent a letter to the Sheikh of v^atar, of which the gist was that the Sheikh should not grant an oil concession until the boundary question had ...

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    (P.Z.7694/35). Simultaneously the Sheikh of Qatar (P.Z.7694/35). fad' fki ^ (A/fotJ- HflC. U) informed -4.^ ...

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    with Sheikh of Qatar with disapproval, and in so doing should rely on Article VI of Treaty of Jeddah. Yusuf ... to maintain friendly relations with Sheikh of Qatar” etc pointing out what he terms difference of text ... undertaking by Ibn Saud not. to correspond with Sheikhs with whom relations since Treaty have remained on same ...

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    question which will automatically stabilise Ibn baud's relations with Sheikh of Qatar. You should therefore ... Octofer 18th — Ihn Saud's protest against Qatar oil concession)o It -vi_L.l De hes u i 1 possible to avoid ... as al‘ matters affecting the position between Saudi Arabia and (Qatar are bound up with a settlement ...

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    to the question of Qatar* I beg to ir for* iour Qatar cm a subject which* since : ie f^ieaty f s Government ...

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    in the United Kingdom have formallj assured the 3heyKh of Qatar of their protection against any interference ...

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    S> eyfch of Qatar f is Ma;Jeaty , a Oorepraaent f©«X they ®uat wake thta point clear and draw the attention of the Saudi Arab Government to the terme of Article VX of the Treaty of Jedda# % thia Article ... with the Iheykh of Qatar§ whose special treaty relations with S is &a;|esty 9 s Government he explicitly ...

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    by the Sheikh of Qatar. The letter covers the main points mentioned by Sheikh Yusuf in his conversation with me ... 3 of the 8th September, relative to the question of the attitude of Saudi Arabia to Qatar, I have the honour to transmit to you herewith the translation of the personal letter received from Sheikh Yusuf Yasin, in which ...

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    that His Majesty's Govern ment should view direct correspondence with Sheikh of Qatar with disapproval, ... with Sheikh of Qatar” etc: pointing out what he terms diflerence of text and significance to Article VI which ... not to correspond with Sheikhs with whom relations since Treaty have remained on same friendly basis as before, ...

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    E 5800/269/91. 1955 J 30th September, 1935. N v . fc-V-tU ecu ^ ^ My dear Clausen, With reference to your letter P.Z. 6818/35 of September 27th, I write a line to confirm that we concur in the draft telegram to Loch which you enclosed, authorising him to make a communication to the Sheikh of Qatar ...

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    2615, also dated 25th September, on the subject of the recent correspondence between the Sheikh of Qatar ...

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    JMy telegram of the 30th ultimo, T-194,, paragraph H o 0 2 0 I have received, unknown to the Sheikh of Katr, purported extract from reply of Ibn Saud to him dated August 28th and the Sheikh*s answer to him ... reiterates that boundary is known and says that concession is, in any case, within ito Sheikh ends that he ...

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    Katr 0 I agree end recommend that I should be allowed to inf oim Sheikh of Katr verbally, (repeat ... formally assured Sheikh of protection against any interference with his territorial rights and (h) ...

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    Foreign Office, 20th September, 1935. 10.00 p.m. No. 112. hii Your telegrams Nos. 161 and 163 (of September 8 th and 9th: Ibn Baud’s protest against Qatar oil concession) and your telegram No. 169 (of ... Government in regard to their action in corresponding direct with Sheikh of Qatar on a subject which, since ...

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    *v 2 0 /-s should then make communication as instructed in paragraph 5 of my telegram No. 1 04 (of G ent ember 8 th) introducing a reference to note quoted in Sir A. Ryan f s telegram No. 3S (of February ... participated and which they saw no reason to delay, the Sheikh of Qatar on May 17th last granted ...

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    5. Sand’s letter to the Sheikh of Qatar, His Majesty’s G-overnnient must make this point clear and draw the Saudi Government’s attention to the terms of Article 6 of the Treaty of Jedda by which Ibn Saud undertook, inter alia, to maintain friendly relations with the Sheikh of Qatar, whose special ...

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    from Ibn Sand to the Sheikh of Qatar. We trust, therefore, that instructions sent in Foreign Office ...

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    FOREIGN OFFICE, S.TT.l 14th September, 1935 E 5411/269/91 6S2A Dear Clauson, I enclose the draft of a telegram to Jedda about Ihn Saud’s protest against the Qatar oil concession, which we have prepared here as a result of our meeting yesterday. 2. I shall he most grateful if you woS^d let me know as soon as possible ...

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    * participated and which they saw no reason to delag j the Sheikh of i ^atar on May. 1.7th last granted to the Anglo-lranian Oil Company, with the full approval of Hie Majesty’e Goverawent, a concession for the exploitation of oil etc.# in hi* terri^ tory. As the Saudi Government have already been informed, His ...

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    o Moreover Mis Majesty’s Government have formally assured the Sheikh of Qatar of their ° protection against ... by the concession. In view of the language of Ibn Baud’s letter to the Sheikh of H.HG, Qatar, ttoey^have thought ... The southern limit of the oil conceeeion ‘ granted to the A.I.O.C. by the Bhei>:h of Qatar not only ...

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    the 6th Jamad al Auwal 1354 (6th August 1935) from Bin Saud to Shaikh of Qatar, with translation. Qatar ...

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    in the affairs of fOman and of Qatar and they have only two claims. One we have admitted, for the strong reason ... informed them(i.e. the British) that they(i.e. T 0man and Qatar) were our subjects and the subjects of our ...

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    You know that I am sure that, if it was the question of Qatar and of drilling in Qatar, you would ...

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    in a formal protest to Ibn Saud against his having indulged in direct correspondence with the Sheikh of Qatar ... a letter to the Sheikh of Satar the contents of which are summarised in the Resident’s telegram of the 29th August, P.Z.6087/ 3£. The gist of it was that the Sheikh should not grant an oil concession until ...

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    of this pledge which we have given to the Sheikh of Qatar. Some addition will also have to be made to the draft ... of a definite statement that H.M.G. have promised the Sheikh protection of his territory. This, of course, we did h in connection with the Qatar oil concession (see P.Z.3414/35 below). It seems desirable that Ibn ...

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    leave him in doubt as to how far we support the Sheikh it might encourage him to stir up trouble among ... is what the Sheikh fears.). k* yitdi fy- <**<* k*** jrlX & (rU J ^ ...

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    FOREIGN OFFICE, S.W.l 11th September, 1935 Dear Clauson, As I promised over the telephone, I now enclose copies of two alternative draft telegrams on the subject of Ihn Saud’s complaint against the Qatar oil concession, which may perhaps serve as a "basis Of diSCUSSion Wh^» nn Fr»irJnv 2. I am sending ...

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    7th and 8th September: Qatar oil concession 7 By repeating to His Majesty's Govern lent t his ... invalidate concession in respect of area recovered from Qatar. 2. Subject to views of Government of India ... effect. Qatar oil concession has already been granted to Anglo Persian Oil Company with full approval ...

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    E 5411/269/51 A.C.E.M. ntTus' Mr. Calvert, Jeddft. Yonr telegrams Nos 161 and 165 ^of 7th and 8th Septeriber: Qatar oil c >ncession_7. By repeating to His Majesty’s overnment Bi .ns objection to oil ... "Qatar. Copies in draft to India Office and Air Ministry. O - - -xeligci IC l: ; id. Subject to views ...

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    with Article IV of Treaty with Katr is intended to preclude direct correspondence dstween Ibn Saud ar.d Sheikh ... J despondence between I bn Saud and Sheikh of Koweit, see record of meeting held in Foreign Office on October ...

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    are strengthened in this opinion by the conviction that sooner or later, if v?e wish Sheikh to follow our policy ... to convince SheiMi that guarantee of protection already given (see Residents letter to Sheikh KOoC/l£8, dated ...

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    that Sheikh oil .^atar had granted or was about to grant an oil concession in Qatar 0 Yusuf Yasin referred ... 1935 1.00 p.m„ 7th September, 1935 No.161. xxxxsxxxxxxxx Eushire telegram No.T.l94 # Q,atar. Yusu! ... and Sheikh. Yusuf Yasin expressed desire that Sheikh should similarly refrain from proceeding with concession ...

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    ! b telegram to India Office T/193 and TA94 (of 29th and 30th August: attempt of Ihn Saud to intervene ... will^address them and not Sheikh if rhey have occasion to raise Questions concerning Qatar* _ Addressed ... in autumn they nope if possible to avoid controversy over Ihn Baud's threats to Sheikh of G,atar which he ...

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    bas faovlzofr Political Residents telegram to India Office T/195 and T/194 /of 29th and 50th . •< •: ... if possible to avoid controversy over Ibn Saud's threats to Sheikh of Qatar T:: o;. ^ which he will probably not pursue when he realises that Sheikh is acting in conjunction with His Majesty's Government. .c ...

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    ' wi." learned with surprise that they have sent letter to £toc Sheikh of Qatar on matters affecting his ... will address them and not Sheikh if they have uv u 1 , a i ,i)VO occasion to raise questions concerning Qatar ... of letter to Sheikh. *c$diE>iq 'O Subject to concurrence of Political Resident and Government ...

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    INDIA OFFICE, WHITEHALL, S. W. I. September 1935. My dear Ward, Following our conversation yesterday, I enclose a draft telegram which, if you agree, we propose to send to Loch on the subject of the recent correspondence between Ibn saud and the Sheikh of Katr. we think it will be sufficient ...

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    and Bahrein. Tour telegram 20th August t/ 194 Katr. Direct correspondence between Ibn Saud and sheikh ... to the Sheikh of Katr on matters affecting his foreign relations which are, as the Saudi Government are aware, conducted by H.M.G. in virtue of their special treaty relations with the sheikh. H.M.G. trust that in future ...

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    instant, 2727, and my immediately preceding telegram c Sheikh asked me anxiously whether Ibn Saud could ... 0 He Said he did not know, but I think that he is afraid of tribal unrest being fomented 0 2 0 Sheikh asked that matter of letter should be kept secret as he thought Ibn Saud would reply (Sheikh (?will) ...

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    writes that there is an important matter in »hioh Sheikh should assist him. Sheikh knows that British ...

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    company have applied to the Sheikh for concession* Once the boundary is fixed the Sheikh will be at. lioerty to do what hg likes* Bin Saud requests the Sheikh to postpone the matter till the boundary between him and the British is aattisd or to ask British either (a) t .0 let nim and the Sheikh settle ...

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    ( 2 ) stop operations and forbid anything being dene until matter(? s) between us and them are settled** Tc in two places there is reference to understanding between him and the Sheikh apparently over the boundaries, but the Sheikh denies having committed himself * 2o Sneikh states that he replied that anything lo ...

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    of the 21st instant, 726- Katr- On the whole, I think that I had batter see the Sheikh, and am arranging ...

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    three days later with Sheilch's reply 0 2* Sheikh has aent his secretary with verbal message to Political Agent that he has received letter from Ibn Saud; in which he has warned Sheikh that unless Sheikh ... proceeding with oil exploration in Katr* Sheikh says that he has sent non-committal reply and is anxious ...