724.34119/1272: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina (Weddell)

41. For Braden. Your 72, March 28, 5 p.m. The Department approves of the position you have taken during recent negotiations. Your contemplated trip to La Paz is authorized, but only on the condition that you are accompanied by one of the other mediatory delegates. The Department could not agree to having the delegate of this country visit La Paz alone. The question of having the Peruvian [Page 104] delegate accompany you to La Paz has been discussed informally with the Peruvian Ambassador here.

The Legation at La Paz has been informed of your contemplated visit.

Airplane travel from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to La Paz, Bolivia, and return authorized. Per diem of $6 and travel expenses authorized in not exceeding the sum of $350, chargeable to “Authorization No. 59, 1938”.