File No. 763.72114/3965

The Minister in Panama ( Price) to the Secretary of State


Circular April 2,2 repeated promptly. Congratulations. I had an audience with Panaman Minister for Foreign Affairs at once with thoroughly satisfactory results. The Governor of Panama Canal and I conferred with Panaman President and his advisers this afternoon and cordial cooperation was assured us. The Governor, of Panama Canal requested that all adult male Germans in the Panaman Republic upon a formal declaration of war be apprehended, and delivered to Canal Zone authorities for internment, and Panaman President assented.