740.00111 A.R./24c: Circular telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina (Armour 7

Department’s No. 142, September 3, 9 a.m. Favorable replies now having been received, the simplest way to proceed would appear to be for Panama to extend the invitation in the name of all 9 countries (including its own) to the Governments of the other 12 Republics, namely, those of Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Accordingly, you will please immediately request of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government to which you are accredited authorization for the Department to inform the Panamanian Government of the readiness of his Government to participate in this joint invitation to be issued by Panama in accordance with the text suggested in the Department’s telegram of September 3, 9 a.m. Please reply by telegraph as soon as you have received the requested authorization.

You should also say to the Minister for Foreign Affairs that it would appear possible to convene the Conference on September 21.

  1. The same, mutatis mutandis, on the same date to the Diplomatic Missions in Brazil (referring to Department’s No. 164); Chile (referring to No. 110); Colombia (referring to No. 84); Cuba (referring to No. 101); Mexico (referring to No. 193); and Peru (referring to No. 51).