810.20 Defense/3411/12: Telegram

The Ambassador in Peru (Norweb) to the Secretary of State

143. Reference Department’s strictly confidential circular telegram August 4, 4 p.m., and my telegram no. 138, September 10. The conversations were concluded last night and Captain Quigley will leave by plane tomorrow morning arriving in Washington Monday. Major Taylor will proceed to La Paz Saturday.

All phases of the agenda in the Department’s telegram referred to above were covered and an entirely satisfactory understanding reached on all points. The Peruvians displayed throughout a friendly attitude and willingness to cooperate to the fullest extent. Among their requirements for defense they stressed priority for airplanes and servicing equipment.

The complete record will go forward by airmail pouch leaving tomorrow in covers addressed to the War and Navy Departments. One copy is being retained in the Embassy files.