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The Minister in Ecuador (Long) to the Secretary of State

6. From Duggan:

“The Minister for Foreign Affairs told me today in the greatest confidence that Aranha had informed the Ecuadorian Minister in Rio that Mello Franco might return to Peru in connection with the boundary dispute with Ecuador.”

Duggan left here Friday afternoon, crossed into Colombia about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Long