811.20 Defense(M)Peru/826: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Peru ( Norweb )

704. Reference your telegram 862, June 16.56 If the Peruvian Government is disposed to accept clauses A and B as proposed by BEW in telegram 617, May 28, you are instructed to proceed with negotiations outlined as follows:

1.
It is felt that the period to be covered by the agreement should not extend beyond July 1, 1944. This restriction may be used to impress upon the Peruvian authorities the importance to them of winding up the negotiations quickly.
2.
BEW is sending Dowden,57 in the next couple days, a revised “Exhibit A” listing the metals and minerals and prices to be covered by the Agreement.
3.
Dowden has received instructions in Department’s 617 of May 28 and will receive amendatory instructions which you may follow in your negotiations with the Peruvian authorities.

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  1. Not printed.
  2. Ethelbert Dowden, B.E.W. representative in Peru.