864.48/18: Telegram

The Chargé in Yugoslavia (Carroll) to the Acting Secretary of State

71. Department’s 12, March 4, 6 p.m.13 The Hungarian Chargé d’Affaires informed me today that negotiations, which commenced on January 26, were terminated on the 9th instant by the [signing of agreement] providing for the delivery to Hungary by Yugoslavia of 4,500 car loads of maize, 500 car loads of wheat, 350 car loads of beans and 3,000 pigs. The Yugoslav Government has evinced its apparent intention to execute its undertaking by immediately commencing to effect deliveries. The Hungarian Chargé d’Affaires is inclined to regard as unfounded the statements contained in the second sentence of the telegram under reference to which of course I refrained from alluding. …

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