832.796/211 Suppl.: Telegram

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

352. Your telegram no. 529 of October 15 and 536 of October 17, 6 p.m.92

The following telegram dated October 17 has been received from the American Ambassador in Lima:

“The Foreign Minister informed me last night that he had telegraphed his Embassy at Rio de Janeiro regarding reports that a German airline had arranged service from Brazil to Iquitos, He added that no request had been made for permission for any airline to land in Peruvian Amazonian territory.”

With Reference to the Department’s airmail instruction no. 801 of July 30, 1940 your estimate is desired of the possible effect of the Snapp-Condor purported agreement on the ultimate program for aviation in Brazil which the Department envisages. The Department desires to be fully informed on all developments in order that this program may be thoroughly explored with the Ambassador upon his arrival in the United States.

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