800.51W89 Italy/289: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Italy (Kirk)

56. Your 185, June 1, 5 p.m. The notification sent to the Italian Ambassador May 22, 1936,50 states that this Government is fully disposed to discuss, through diplomatic channels, any proposals which the Italian Government may desire to put forward in regard to the payment of its indebtedness to the United States, and that such proposals would receive careful consideration with a view to eventual submission to the American Congress.

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The Department would be glad to discuss informally any proposals that the Italian Government may initiate through diplomatic channels at Washington.

  1. Department of State, Press Releases, June 13, 1936, p. 582.