811.20 Defense (M) Portugal/1434: Telegram

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

586. I assume that your 539 February 24, 11 a.m. implies that you are taking steps to ensure (repeat ensure) that the British Ambassador will receive instructions from London to join with me in requesting a temporary embargo on wolfram exports. I shall, of course, not act alone pending his receipt of such instructions.

Repeated to London as 89. Sent Department.