611.2531/255: Telegram

The Chargé in Chile (Frost) to the Secretary of State

18. Department’s telegram No. 10, January 22, 3 p.m. Foreign Office will accept note as drafted with additional sentence as follows: “It is understood, however, that if the ratification does not take place with[in] the period authorized by law 5142 the modus vivendi could be signed again so as to continue in provisional effect.” Purpose is merely to harmonize formula of the note with actual legal possibilities. Please instruct.