810.20 Defense/2890: Telegram

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

493. Your 530, June 26, 7 p.m.28 You are authorized to inform the President that the War and Navy Departments would like to negotiate with the Ecuadoran Government an agreement for the use during the emergency of the Galápagos Islands along the lines of the [Page 376] agreement relating to Salinas, and inquire whether that is agreeable to him.

Please report the outcome of this conversation only to the Department. If the President expresses any views regarding the provisions of the new agreement different from the general lines of the Salinas agreement please report these fully.

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