The Ambassador in Panama (Wilson) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received 1:03 p.m.]
145. Last night’s Government paper published a statement by President Arias, commenting pessimistically on the negotiations in Washington and expressing the hope that President Roosevelt would “intervene” in order that they might result successfully. Text by subsequent telegram.35
From conversations with members of the Cabinet, it would seem that de Roux has reported that the attitude of President Roosevelt is all that could be desired, but that resistance is being encountered at the State Department.
- Telegram No. 146, June 19, 10 a.m., not printed.↩