611.2231/385: Telegram

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

15. Your despatch 442, April 15. While there is no objection to your proceeding with statistical studies mentioned in the penultimate paragraph, you should, whatever the result thereof, be guided by earlier instructions, particularly the first paragraph of page 2 of [Page 612] instruction 91 of March 2,23 in your further discussions with the Ecuadorans. The Department desires an early settlement of present unsatisfactory situation with respect to trade agreement provisions.

  1. Fourth paragraph of the instruction.