The Ambassador in Spain (Hayes) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 5.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to my telegram No. 1495 of 2 p.m., June 5, 1943,12 in response to the Department’s telegram No. 1251, 10 a.m., June 2, regarding the detention on May 20 by Spanish customs officers at Arbaoua of two American couriers en route from Tangier to Rabat.
A copy of my Note of protest, No. 1014 dated June 4, to the Foreign Minister and a copy and translation of his reply dated June 16 are enclosed.