721.23/2121: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil ( Gibson )

24. Your 27, February 16, 2 p.m. Please ascertain informally from Mello Franco his views as to any progress made in Leticia discussions. What does he foresee as the probable situation next June when the League Commission’s mandate expires? Please inquire informally and confidentially the views of the Brazilian Foreign Office on this last point.