Mr. Ewing to Mr. Uhl.
Brussels, June 14, 1895. (Received June 27.)
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 130, instructing me to express to the Belgian Government the gratification with which Venezuela would receive a new minister from Belgium and the interest that American Republic feels in strengthening and making permanent the cordial ties that unite the two peoples.[Page 42]
In reply to the communication I addressed on the subject to the Belgian minister of foreign affairs, I have just received a note, of which I herewith inclose a copy and a translation into English.
As will be seen, the Belgian Government, having experienced on the part of Venezuela the same treatment as France, wishes to consult with that Republic as to its action in the matter.
I have, etc.,