824.00/52: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Chile (Shea)

53. Your July 14, 1 p.m.

The Department is advised by the American Ambassador at Lima that the reports current in Chile to the effect that Peru has mobilized 10,000 soldiers, conveyed to you by the Foreign Office, are without foundation. The Ambassador states that no mobilization whatever has taken place in Peru. You are authorized so to inform the Minister for Foreign Affairs.