811.20 Defense (M) Argentina/80
The Ambassador in Argentina (Armour) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 9.]
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith the memoranda Nos. 624 and 625 together with the Confidential Notes which were attached, that were transmitted to the Foreign Office under date of November 26, 1941, in connection with the proposals for purchasing the tungsten production of Argentina, and it is gratifying to be able to inform the Department that on the following day a reply was received from the Argentine Government accepting the terms set forth, in the memoranda, and a statement was given to the press by the Argentine Officials describing in some detail the terms and purpose of the agreement which have been reached for the sale of Argentina’s entire tungsten production to the United States.