The Secretary of State to the Salvadoran Chargé (Leiva)
My Dear Mr. Chargé d’affaires: I was shocked to learn of the injuries which you suffered last night and I hasten to extend to you an expression of my regret. I assure you that the police will make every effort to apprehend the offenders.
I trust that you will recover promptly and I want you to know that you have my deepest sympathy.
I am [etc.]