818.00/1382: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Costa Rica ( Eberhardt )

19. Your 34, April 27, noon. We feel that this is a problem to be dealt with by the Costa Rican Government and people, and that for the Department to issue, as you suggest, a “drastic statement” in order to influence the course of events in Costa Rica would be an unwarranted interference in the domestic political affairs of that country.