710.H Continental Solidarity/6: Telegram

The Minister in Panama (Corrigan) to the Secretary of State

127. President Arosemena yesterday afternoon released the following statement to the press in reference to the President’s statement of November 15 concerning continental solidarity against outside threats:

“The attitude of the Panamanian Government and people is completely favorable to the proposal to organize the common defense of the American continent against whatever aggression or threat of aggression proceeding from other continents, as President Roosevelt has proclaimed. The delegation of this country to the coming conference of the American Republics will receive instructions to support every initiative there put forth toward making this end possible.”