835.74/165: Telegram

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

284. As reported in Embassy’s telegram 267 of January 29, 12 a.m.,62 Transradio has informed the Mission that upon the Argentine Government’s instructions its direct radio circuits with Axis territory were severed at approximately 12 noon January 29. Radiar63 which had no direct circuits but which was able to transmit messages through Spain to Axis territory reports that in accordance with instructions its services were discontinued at about 4 p.m., January 29. This is in connection with telegram 369, January 31, 12 a.m. from Rio.64

Repeated to Rio.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Sociedad Anónima Radio Argentina, which appears to have been owned by All America Cables.
  3. Not printed; it reported that radio communication between Argentina and the Axis was still in effect (862.20210/2722).