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The Chargé in Costa Rica ( Thurston ) to the Secretary of State

12. Minister for Foreign Affairs has just confidentially informed me that he and British Minister have agreed to submit the Amory petroleum concession matter to arbitration and that Spanish Minister (Pedro Quartin) will be requested to act as arbiter.

This probably will result in decision favorable to British interests. Full report by mail.2

  1. Not printed.