740.00111 A.R./1037: Telegram

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

201. For the Under Secretary. Department’s 118, May 8, 7 p.m. Aranha says that he has no declaration in mind. His sole interest is to endeavor to persuade the Argentine to adopt a more open policy of Pan-Americanism than it has in the past. When President Vargas returns on the 14th, Aranha will send Cantilo a note agreeing in principle that some measures should be taken along the lines of the Argentine suggestion, but setting out that in his opinion the time is not yet ripe for action. He will suggest that in the meantime it will be well for Brazil, the United States, and the Argentine to keep one another closely informed in the premises.

However, if you are not in accord with such a reply he will welcome your suggestions.