841.34553B/53: Telegram

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

1031. Legation’s 877 [977], April 1, 6 p.m.55 My British colleague has just informed me that he has received from Dr. Salazar a formal reply stating that the Portuguese Government “gives immediate authorization for the extension of the Lagens airdrome and the construction of new runways”.

A full translation of this reply and the enclosures thereto are going forward by airmail pouch tonight.56

  1. Not printed.
  2. Despatch 372, April 7, not printed.