740.0011 European War 1939/33011: Telegram

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

332. Presidential Secretariat announces decision sever diplomatic relations with Rumania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Vichy.

Danish Legation here announced today that in view of Argentine break with Axis and actual situation in Denmark where King is unable to exercise constitutional functions and no national government exists, it cannot continue to follow instructions from Denmark. Statement [Page 248] adds that with approval of Argentine Government and in cooperation with other Danish Legations in America, it will continue to represent Denmark and safeguard Danish interests in Argentina.

Repeated to Rio, Santiago, Montevideo.