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The Secretary of State to the Minister in Colombia (Piles)

17. Your 25, April 2, 5 p.m. Department is informed the company is arranging to have Stabler proceed to Bogotá as soon as possible. In the meantime the company hopes that negotiations looking to a settlement of the controversy may be initiated and be well on the way to successful conclusion by the time Stabler arrives.