865.85/388: Telegram

The Ambassador in Peru (Norweb) to the Secretary of State

135. For the Under Secretary. Department’s 73, April 20, 2 p.m. The Foreign Minister on Saturday night cabled Beltrán11 to support the resolution.

Dr. Solf assured me this morning that there was no misunderstanding but he said that he wished it understood that without changing its legislation Peru could not at present enter into discussions looking towards the dual use of the ships in its possession as contemplated in the Department’s circular telegram of April 17, 8 p.m.

  1. Pedro G. Beltrán, Peruvian member of the Inter-American Financial and Economic Advisory Committee in Washington.