The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina (Armour)
Sir: Reference is made to your telegram no. 482 of October 11, 194041 and to the Department’s telegrams nos. 184 and 216 of August 16 and September 19, 1940, respectively, regarding the proposed corn agreement between the United States and Argentina.
There is enclosed herewith the text of a draft corn agreement between the United States and Argentina which you are requested, unless you perceive objection, to submit to the appropriate Argentine officials. In doing so, it should be mentioned that this Government of course reserves the right to propose changes with respect to any portion of the draft agreement during the course of the negotiations.
This text has been prepared in collaboration with, and has been approved by, the Department of Agriculture.
Very truly yours,
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