The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador (Long)
171. Your 256, November 6, 7 p.m. Department approves your proposed note to the Ecuadoran Government and you are authorized to present it. It is suggested that the following wording of the final sentence might be more effective:
Such assurances are contingent upon the exclusion from Ecuador of any aviation company not substantially owned and effectively controlled by native-born citizens of the American republics.