733.61/61: Telegram

The Ambassador in Uruguay (Dawson) to the Secretary of State

902. For the Under Secretary. Guani tells me that he telegraphed yesterday to the Uruguayan Ambassador in Washington instructing him to explore with you the question of resuming diplomatic relations with Russia.10

On October 13 the committee11 referred to in my despatch 1619 of September 22 handed him a petition urging resumption.

  1. Pursuant to this request the Uruguayan Ambassador, Juan Carlos Blanco, conferred with the Under Secretary and requested that he approach the ‘Soviet Embassy on the matter. Mr. Welles agreed to do so.
  2. Comité pro-Relaciones con Rusia.