710 Consultation 3/41a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil ( Caffery )

1349. The Chilean Ambassador here has inquired under instructions whether the United States would be ready to go to Santiago instead of Rio if “all the other American Republics agree”. He says that Aranha19a has informed the Chilean Foreign Minister that Brazil is ready to forego its right to the seat of the meeting in favor of Chile.

Please clarify with Aranha and telegraph urgently.

  1. Oswaldo Aranha, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs