724.3415/1824: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina (Bliss)

38. Following telegram received from Legation at La Paz:9

“The feeling is prevalent in official circles here that the Argentine Government if it were so inclined could prevent the withdrawal of Paraguay from the Washington conferences.”

Please endeavor to find out what action if any Argentine Government is taking in this matter. You may indicate of course that any action by Argentina in the sense of advising Paraguay against withdrawal from the conference will be most welcome.

  1. No. 35, dated July 12, 10 a.m.