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The Minister in Portugal (Fish) to the Secretary of State

116. My 94, January 18. Military Attaché has discussed this matter with higher military authorities. They have agreed to submit to Salazar24 question of juridical status of planes grounded in these circumstances. They have also undertaken to consider a business offer for the purchase of the planes.

War Department has been informed.

  1. Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, President of the Portuguese Council of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs.