835.6363/450: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Argentina (Cox)

111. Confirming your telephone conversation this morning with Mr. Duggan, and referring to your 170 and 171, August 21, you are authorized orally to request of the Minister of Foreign Affairs a brief extension of the time limit set for the acceptance by the oil companies of the marketing plan in order to permit the Standard Oil to give full consideration to its position in the light of the meeting held on August 20.