822.01/76: Telegram

The Minister in Ecuador (Gonzalez) to the Secretary of State

51. Your 23, October 8, noon. Foreign Minister confirms desire of present Ecuadoran Government to fulfill all of its international obligations and following note personally delivered:

“I have the honor Your Excellency to refer to your note of October 1, 1935,30 and I am pleased to advise that in view of the fact that the present Ecuadoran Government is desirous of maintaining an orderly administration of the country and of scrupulously observing all international obligations that I have been instructed to say that the Government of the United States is happy to continue the cordial relations which it has heretofore maintained with your Government and extends from this date full recognition to the de facto Government of Ecuador.”

Foreign Minister verbally expressed satisfaction over recognition extended. Great Britain and France are following our lead. Brazil recognized yesterday.

  1. See telegram No. 47, October 2, from the Minister in Ecuador, p. 535.