817.113/360: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Nicaragua (Lane)

50. Your 144, August 16, 3 p.m. The Department’s mail instruction No. 110 of July 30 informs you that licenses for the exportation of arms and munitions will be issued in the future only after the Department has been informed by the Nicaraguan Legation in Washington that the prospective shipments have the approval of the Nicaraguan Government. This policy will be placed in effect as soon as the Department learns that the Nicaraguan Government has acknowledged the receipt of your communication informing it of the above.