710 Consultations 3/39: Telegram

The Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs ( Rossetti ) to the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Pan American Union ( Hull )3


In the presence of the unjustified aggression of which the United States has been the victim on the part of a non-American power and having in mind the contents of Resolutions XV and XVII5 approved at the Havana Consultative Conference in the month of July, 1940, I beg Your Excellency to consult the rest of the American Governments concerning the urgent convocation of a Third Consultative Conference of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the American Republics to [Page 120] consider the situation produced and to adopt the most adequate means demanded by the solidarity of our peoples and by the defense of the hemisphere.

I take this opportunity to renew [etc.]

Juan B. Rossetti
  1. Transmitted to the Department by the Director General of the Pan American Union (Rowe) on December 10, 1941.
  2. Translation supplied by the editors.
  3. Department of State Bulletin, August 24, 1940, pp. 136 and 137, respectively.