724.3415/3761: Telegram

The Minister in Bolivia (Des Portes) to the Secretary of State

34. Referring to Department’s circular May 28, 9 p.m. The information was today given the Foreign Minister who commented [Page 290]his opinion that the Resolution is contrary to article VI Treaty of 185816 and Hughes Convention at Habana;17 that the Resolution unfair since Bolivia needs material for defense particularly regarding plans invasion Santa Cruz and geographic inequality the two countries for receiving supplies; he also wishes to know if Resolution retroactive.

Des Portes
  1. Malloy, Treaties, 1776–1909, vol. i, p. 113.
  2. Foreign Relations, 1928, vol. i, p. 604; see also Report of the Delegates of the United States of America to the Sixth International Conference of American States, pp. 18–19.