822.796/251: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador (Long)

169. Your 253, October 31, 3 p.m. Final clearance to inaugurate service will probably be given tomorrow by Civil Aeronautics Board and other interested agencies. Roig so advised today and agreed to telegraph Campbell and Vidal to leave nothing undone to get the most effective service possible under way immediately. Roig asked Department’s view concerning publicity to be given new service and agreed to consult with Department before issuing any releases, in addition to having Vidal and Campbell obtain your approval for publicity releases.

Please keep Department fully advised by telegraph.