837.61351/3439: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Cuba ( Braden )

1091. With reference to the proposal of the Cuban Government to send a group to Washington to discuss the 1943 crop, you are authorized to inform the Cuban Government that this Government will be prepared to initiate the conversations about November 12 or any time thereafter when it may be convenient for the Cuban officials to arrive.28

Please notify the Department as soon as possible of the composition of the group and their expected date of arrival.

  1. The conversations were begun in Washington on November 23 and continued through December; thereafter negotiations were continued in Cuba.