816.51C39/323: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in El Salvador ( Corrigan )

4. Department’s instruction No. 63, January 11.26 The Chairman of the Bondholders Committee has informed the Department that the Committee addressed a letter to the Salvadoran Minister of Finance on January 22 asking for certain modifications in the agreement of December 21. The Chairman is fearful lest the Salvadoran Government terminate its conversations with the Committee if no definite agreement is reached by the end of January.

In this connection you are authorized, providing you perceive no objection, to approach the Salvadoran Government informally and while making it very clear that this Government is not supporting any particular proposal express the hope that an agreement satisfactory to both parties may be reached.

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