625.5131/67: Telegram

The Ambassador in Chile (Philip) to the Secretary of State

16. Department’s 5, February 1, 2 p.m. In the absence of the Minister,11 the Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs12 informs me that [Page 315] the new French-Chilean Commercial Convention has been put into force provisionally but that the French-Chilean modus vivendi of May 22, 1931 will not be denounced until the date of ratification of the new agreement. He added that in any event our modus vivendi of September 28, 1931 will remain in force until the date of formal ratification.

  1. Miguel Cruchaga Tocornal.
  2. German Vergara Donoso.