611.125/105: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Mexico (Morrow)

62. Your #63, February 29, 1 p.m. Department handed note to Mexican Ambassador today40 expressing its understanding that Mexican Government is prepared to sign Convention and that Tellez will be empowered to sign on behalf of his Government. Téllez stated that he would be ready to sign on receipt of full powers. Convention will probably be signed during week beginning March 12th.

Please inquire of Foreign Office whether it will agree that simultaneous press announcements regarding proposal to sign Convention be made by both Governments, date of announcement to be mutually agreed upon as soon as date of signature is fixed. In the meantime Department will regard matter as confidential.

Please telegraph.

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