740.0011 Pacific War/730: Telegram

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

1935. The following communiqué has been issued by the office of President Vargas:

“The President of the Republic today called a full Cabinet meeting to examine the international situation in view of recent events. It was resolved unanimously, to declare solidarity with the United States, in line with our continental obligations. The Government trusts that the Brazilian people, faithful to their political traditions, will remain calm and vigilant, avoiding demonstrations which may disturb the tranquility necessary for the work and life of the country.”