The Ambassador in Colombia ( Braden ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 7:58 p.m.]
662. Foreign Minister59 this morning renewed discussion with me of Lend-Lease and free funds. This is first time any mention has been made of this topic by any Colombian official since my conversation of October 3 with President Santos (please see my telegram No. 452, October 3, 11 p.m. and despatch No. 323760). I am sending full report by tomorrow’s courier. Turbay receiving instructions to reopen discussions with the Department.