714.1515/78: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Guatemala (Leavell)

Your February 8, 5 p.m.

Inform Government Guatemala that this Government will be pleased to receive Guatemala’s representative on special mission and point out expediency of his early departure. Say that Government [Page 97]of Honduras has officially notified Legation Tegucigalpa that it will send representative to Washington in near future.

Urge upon Government immediate withdrawal troops in order to facilitate negotiations in Washington, adding that Government of Honduras has been approached along these lines.

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