724.3415/1847a: Telegram

The Commission of Neutrals to the Bolivian Minister for Foreign Affairs (Zalles)


The representatives of the five neutral countries have the honor to communicate to the Government of Bolivia that on the 18th instant they informed the Government of Paraguay that the Bolivian delegation had requested of its Government complete information regarding the incidents which occurred since the 15th of June and that Bolivia placed itself in the hands of the neutrals for the settlement of those incidents.

They ask, therefore, the Bolivian Government to send to its delegates, by cable as quickly as possible, this information.

The neutral representatives request of the Bolivian Government the immediate suspension of all acts of armed hostilities which might aggravate exceedingly the actual situation and render nugatory the efforts being made for peace.

At this moment they are addressing the Government of Paraguay26 making identic representations and requesting data and explanations necessary for the study of the incidents which have occurred in the Chaco from the 15th of June on.

Henry L. Stimson

Secretary of State of the United States
Fabio Lozano T.

Minister of Colombia
José Richling

Chargé d’Affaires of Uruguay
José T. Barón

Chargé d’Affaires of Cuba
P. Herrera de Huerta

Chargé d’Affaires of Mexico
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