824.01/15: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Bolivia ( Feely )

[Paraphrase]

38. On Thursday, September 18, you will please inform the Foreign Minister, or the official in charge of that Ministry, that you are instructed by the Government of the United States to enter into full diplomatic relations with the governmental junta of Bolivia, and that you are ready to present your letters of credence to the person indicated by them as empowered to receive the credentials of foreign Ministers.

An announcement of this will be made here late Wednesday afternoon.11 Until released here the above should be treated as confidential.

Similar action will be taken as to Argentina12 and Peru.

Stimson
  1. For press statement by the Secretary of State of September 17, 1930, regarding the policy of recognition, see p. 387.
  2. See “Revolution in Argentina,” pp. 378 ff.