740.00111 A.R.–Subs/9: Telegram

The Ambassador in Cuba ( Messersmith ) to the Secretary of State

68. Embassy’s telegram No. 65, June 17, noon. Press publishes a Presidential decree dated June 1726 excluding belligerent submarines identical with the provisions on that subject contained in the President’s Proclamation of November 4.

Messersmith
  1. Decree No. 1603, June 17, 1940, revising Decree No. 2073 of September 1, 1939; for text, see Pan American Union, Law and Treaty Series No. 15, p. 1, or Official Gazette, June 21, 1940.