Harriman: “Did he [i.e., Stalin] agree to accept 'Torch' as the Second Front when it is started?”
Churchill: “No but he thinks it absolutely right, & of great indirect advantage to Russia”
Harriman: Did he seem to prefer Iceland to England?
I plan to remain in Persia for a few days. Go by rail to Persian Gulf & fly back to Cario via Basara— if you approve.
Churchill: Yes, we must go more (deeply?) with the Railways .(.&.its?). Road.
Come home with (me/one?) in a week. (DV) ?
Harriman: The pleasantest hour of the journey has just passed - !
Churchill: The mustard was too hot. ..?. I ...?.