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The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Argentina (Tuck)

35. For your information and for communication to Cantilo,29 the Department is in agreement with the Brazilian Government as to the desirability of a collective protest to be addressed to the British Government in regard to the Wakama incident. A communication to this general effect will shortly be addressed to the Foreign Minister of Panama. The Brazilian Government has drawn up a proposed text of the protest with which the Department is in agreement and which is limited to calling attention to the fact that the Wakama incident was a violation of the principle of the Declaration of Panama.

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