740.0011 Pacific War/905: Telegram

The Minister in Paraguay (Frost) to the Secretary of State

215. Department’s circular of December 7, 10 p.m. Foreign Minister returned this evening at President’s urgent summons and conferred with President. They authorized provisional reply that Paraguay will honor her obligations fully as an American Republic is victim of unjustified aggression. Formal action awaits decision of Council of State convoked for early tomorrow morning.