Constantinople, March 14, 1916. 1 enclosure.
Mr. Foreign Minister,
In continuation of my report No. LIV  dated the 10th of this month concerning the persecutions of the Armenians, I have the honor to report that the latest pieces of information received here state that the general removal of the Armenian population, which has already taken place in all the other Vilayets of Asia Minor except for the Vilayet Aidin (Smyrna), has now also begun in the Vilayet Castamuni, in which the Armenians hitherto have not been disturbed.
The governor of the Vilayet Castamuni [Resit Pasha], who has not used the authority given to him to have the Armenian population removed, has been dismissed, and in his place the govornor up till now of the Vilayet Angora [Atif Bey], who has been more zealous, has been appointed.
I use the opportunity to send an enclosed official announcement from today concerning the execution of 4 Armenians who were hanged in Stambul yesterday morning.
With the highest esteem I remain, Mr. Minister, yours faithfully
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