740.0011 Pacific War/933: Telegram
The Guatemalan Minister for Foreign Affairs (Salazar) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 9, 1941—4:29 p.m.]
It gives me pleasure to advise Your Excellency that Legislative Assembly of this Republic last night declared a state of war between Guatemala and Japan, thus expressing solidarity of Guatemalan Government and people with the United States of America with which indestructible bonds of loyal friendship unite Guatemala.
I renew to Your Excellency [etc.]