740.0011 European War 1939/1178: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery) to the Secretary of State

434. Department’s circular December 15, 1 p.m. Aranha approves “as far as it goes” but feels strongly that this should be only a preliminary step toward stronger action as set out in his first suggestion of my 432, December 15, 2 p.m.

He talked on the telephone this afternoon with Cantilo19 who is in general agreement with his attitude.

Aranha says he expects arrival here tomorrow of English Renown and an aircraft carrier.

  1. José M. Cantilo, Argentine Minister for Foreign Affairs.