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

42. Your 74, September 21, 4 p.m. In informal discussion of certain of the Neutrals it was suggested that they would ask their Governments to advise their representatives at Geneva fully regarding the Chaco negotiations in order that they would have the full background should the matter be brought up at the League meeting. Department has no suggestion to make regarding endeavor to persuade other Latin American delegates to instruct their delegates also but leaves this matter to Olaya. The question has not been raised here. The only point discussed was that the representatives at the League of the Neutral Governments, members of the League, should be fully informed of the situation so that they could handle it if it is brought up.