The Chargé in Portugal (Carroll) to the Secretary of State

No. 896

Sir: Referring to my despatch No. 893, of August 27th, last,55 and to previous correspondence concerning the attitude of the Portuguese Government in regard to the proposal for the modification of the terms of the existing embargo on the shipment of arms and munitions of war to China, I have the honor to transmit herewith copies in the original and in translation of a note from the Portuguese Foreign Office, dated September 12, 1924,55 and received today, stating that the Portuguese Government approves the terms of the embargo and of the interpretative note of the diplomatic body in Peking,56 and that it has instructed its representative in that capital to make known his readiness to accord the formal assent of his Government upon obtaining unanimity of action by the interested powers.

I have [etc.]

J. W. Carroll
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  3. See telegram no. 405, Oct. 4, 1922, from the Minister in China, Foreign Relations, 1922, vol. i, p. 742.