The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Peru (Patterson)

No. 2973

The Secretary of State refers to the Department’s telegram No. 1383, December 15, 1943, 10 p.m.,89 and quotes, for the information of the Embassy, the telegram sent on December 17 by the Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, Incorporated, to the Peruvian Minister of Finance:

“We are much gratified to learn from Mr. Orton that Your Excellency expects to be prepared to discuss the question of the Peruvian dollar bonds in January. We shall be glad to begin such discussions whenever Your Excellency informs us that the Peruvian Government wishes to do so. In the meantime we should be grateful if we could be informed of the proposals which will serve as a basis for discussion. Greetings.”

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