824.50/16: Telegram

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

225. Referring to Department’s telegram No. 127 of August 1 and my telegram No. 199 [191?] of August 12. Bolivian Minister for Foreign Affairs tells me opposition members in the Chamber of Deputies are spreading report that United States Government has no intention of fulfilling its promise to lend assistance for development of Bolivian communications and resources. Minister expresses the hope orally that technical commission be sent down as soon as possible.