711.8227/5: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Liberia (Walton)

25. Legation’s 37, May 29, 2 p.m. This Government accepts the Liberian Government’s counter-proposal and authorizes you to effect by an exchange of notes the Aviation Agreement, the terms of which should consist of all of the articles, excepting Article III, set forth in the Department’s 16, May 2, 4 p.m. The exchange should be made in accordance with the procedure indicated in the Department’s telegram.

The terms of Article III of the draft agreement should be set forth in a separate note addressed by the Liberian Government to the Legation. Immediately upon receipt of the note, the Legation should address an acknowledgment to the Liberian Government indicating this Government’s understanding of Liberia’s undertaking with respect to the granting of new concessions.

Legation’s 40, June 1, 2 p.m.52 In as much as the Aviation Agreement which is to be effected by an exchange of notes will be an executive one, no other authorization is necessary for you to conclude the Agreement.

You should mail to this Department the original of the Liberian Government’s note regarding Article III, retaining a certified copy for the Legation’s files. Also transmit a copy of your note of acknowledgement to the Liberian Government, certified by you as a true copy.

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