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The Chargé in Switzerland ( Williamson ) to the Secretary of State

42. Department’s 67, November 14, 7 p.m. Swiss Department of Public Economy has already on more than one occasion strongly advised against Swiss business interests making proposed démarche on December 17. While it of course cannot prevent departure to the United States of Swiss citizens it will reiterate its position through official and semiofficial bodies such as Chambers of Commerce.