File No. 812.00/14139.

The Brazilian Minister to Mexico to the Secretary of State.


270. Department’s 385, January 2. Mr. Ortiz Rodriguez, Acting Secretary for Foreign Affairs, called upon me this afternoon and requested me to convey to you the following:

The Mexican Government, showing the best intention to solve in a satisfactory manner the Naco case, ordered Maytorena by wire today not to attack and to withdraw from the border. The situation being so relieved for the time being, the Mexican Foreign Office will take the time necessary to study the case under its political and military aspects so as to give its final decision, as the present Acting Secretary for Foreign Affairs is very busy just now with the reorganization of the office force and attending to other important international affairs.

Cardoso de Oliveira.