840.51 Frozen Credits 35/316a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina ( Armour )

210. The Department is still considering the status of the two banks in Argentina43 as outlined in your No. 302, February 2, 5 p.m.,44 but does not contemplate action pending further developments in Argentina.

Department is confident, in this connection, that you will report promptly any measures to implement decree severing financial transactions with Axis and any action taken by the Argentine Government to control financial transactions within Argentina which may be of benefit to Axis nationals.

  1. Banco de la Nación and Banco de la Provincia Buenos Aires.
  2. Not printed.