740.0011 Pacific War/985: Telegram

The Minister in Ecuador ( Long ) to the Secretary of State

526. Reference Department’s circular telegram of December 8, 1 a.m. The Ecuadorean Government asserts willingness to comply, is doing what it can but asks for specific suggestions as to how we exercise preventive power, regulations governing telecommunications were published in the Registro Oficial, Nos. 478 and 479, of July 3 and 4, 1940. The Foreign Minister states that Ecuador will be pleased to modify or amend regulations if we suggest the changes.

Axis representatives will probably now use clandestine radio: see our No.513.52

  1. Dated December 9, 1941, noon; not printed.