822.01/82: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador (Gonzalez)

50. Your 63, October 28, 8 p.m., and 64, October 29, 12 noon. You should deliver the following note in reply to the note received from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the new government:

“I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s note of (insert date) in which you inform me of the formation of a new government, and of your appointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs.

“In view of the statements contained in your note under reference, that in the conduct of its foreign relations the Ecuadoran Government proposes to continue its policy of respect for law and the inviolability of international treaties and conventions and desires to offer to all nations its friendly cooperation for the normal development of cultural and commercial interchange and for the preservation of peace and progress, my Government has instructed me to state that it will be pleased to continue to maintain with the Government of [Page 480] Ecuador the cordial relations that have happily existed between our two countries.”