611.1531/14: Telegram

The Minister in Honduras (Lay) to the Secretary of State

70. Department’s telegram No. 43 of August 30, 7 p.m. Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Finance Minister told me today that Honduran Government is prepared to commence exploratory conversations here at an early date. They desire more specific statement regarding the concessions which would probably be requested by United States than mentioned in Department’s telegram No. 41 of August 18, 3 p.m. They desire similar public announcement given with respect to Honduras as the one given of intention to negotiate agreements with other Central American countries.