The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Guatemala (McMillin)
12. Your February 21, 6 P.M.4 While the situation in Guatemala requires the closest attention the Department desires to hold itself completely aloof from any action that might be construed as indicating that this Government was taking any position in what is for the present a purely domestic matter. In dealing with the present situation you will be guided by the attitude of this Government as expressed above.
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