824.01/41: Telegram

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

111. From Braden. My 109, May 18, 9 p.m. Informed Saavedra Lamas12 today of substance of La Paz’s 23, May 18, 3 p.m. He agreed we should proceed carefully with respect to recognition of new regime until situation becomes clarified and urged suspension of repatriation until recognition is granted. I suggested caution in considering any further delay in repatriation and that, if decided upon, it should be attributed to technical reasons insofar as possible. [Braden.]

  1. Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs; President of the Chaco Peace Conference.