File No. 812.63/429

Ambassador Fletcher to the Secretary of State


44. With reference to my telegram of March 17, 11 a.m., No. 24, Minister of Fomento states verbally that an extension of one month will be granted for compliance with circular decree of February 21. He promised to make the statement to me in writing.

He states also that the terms of previous decrees with respect to operation of mines will be enforced except where sufficient reasons may have been advanced by mine owners for noncompliance.