The Audacious

24 Turkish authorities to obstruct the French diplomatic mission journey to Persia through Iraq. De Ferriol was attempting to send the French diplomatic mission under Fabre back to France. He knew Fabre very well, and was certain that he was not fit to be an ambassador, especially that De Ferriol himself was the person who made all the arrangements with the Persian authorities to send a mission from France to Persia. The First Minister of the Turkish government was against the passing of that many French into Persia through Turkish territories, thus he wrote to Versailles “The Turkish Government objects to the French diplomatic mission continuing on its way to Persia.”