611.1731/166: Telegram

The Minister in Nicaragua (Lane) to the Secretary of State

44. Referring to conversation with Duggan and Fowler this morning.34

Point 3. I understand that Department is reconsidering proposed suggestion with respect to that part of memorandum relating to article 5.

Point 7. I understand that Department accepts Nicaraguan proposal on article 7 for inclusion in memorandum. Please confirm by telegraph.

Point 9. English translation of Nicaraguan proposed addition to article 11 reads as follows: “and excepting any provisions specifically adopted by the Government of Nicaragua in relation to the ports on the Atlantic coast”. Please telegraph if this is acceptable.

No conference held today with Nicaraguan negotiators.

  1. Memorandum of conversation not printed.