810.20 Defense/584/6: Telegram

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

245. For the Under Secretary. My 235, May 29, 4 p.m. Aranha now says he is disposed to cooperate with us in regard to our plans for security, et cetera, for the Argentine and Uruguay. However, he still desires conversations regarding the United States and Brazil military-naval understanding to be held previously.

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He tells me that he hears from his Embassy at Buenos Aires that Chile has suggested to the Argentine a military-naval understanding for Chile, Argentina and Brazil.