800.51 W 89Belgium/44: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Belgium (Phillips)


40. Your 72, June 7, 3 p.m. Department has just given to the press information that Belgian Government will send mission in [Page 122]July to take up debt negotiations.6 We have also informed Morgan that Department has no objection to the $50,000,000 loan.

  1. The Belgian commission sailed from Cherbourg, France, on July 80. For the opening of negotiations, text of the agreement signed August 18, and other relevant material, see Combined Annual Reports of the World War Foreign Debt Commission, pp. 166–182.