724.34119/68: Telegram

The Ambassador in Argentina (Weddell) to the Secretary of State

150. From Gibson. Peace Conference met this afternoon in sixth session and discussed manner in which fundamental problem of boundary and territorial questions should be taken up. It was agreed that Bolivian and Paraguayan delegations should in turn and in absence of the other, informally present their points of view to the neutral members of the Conference which would attempt to conciliate these points of view and work out the bases of an agreement if possible. Chairman was left at liberty to call a meeting on fundamental problem before next Wednesday.

It was agreed that next Friday’s meeting would be devoted to discussion of the question of submission of responsibilities to International Commission (article I, paragraph 7 of Protocol of June 12th). [Gibson.]