824.50/13: Telegram

The Minister in Bolivia (Jenkins) to the Secretary of State

191. Referring to Department’s telegram No. 127 of August 1, 3 p.m., concerning plan of collaboration between the United States and Bolivia for development of national resources of the latter, Minister of Foreign Affairs has just informed me orally that his Government accepts our offer and hopes we are in a position to send down technical experts immediately including a petroleum expert. He is telegraphing Bolivian Minister at Washington to this effect and entire matter is to be announced to Parliament this afternoon or tomorrow.