740.0011 E W /2–1945: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Uruguay (Dawson)

80. Reurtel 131, February 19, 10 a.m.24 For Uruguay to be invited to the San Francisco Conference it should act by March 1. This is in accordance with a decision taken at Yalta.25 Please inform President confidentially.

After the declaration of war and before a representative of Uruguay signs the United Nations Declaration, we should have a communication stating that Uruguay has entered into a state of war, that it desires to adhere to the United Nations Declaration, and that it has empowered a representative to sign on behalf of Uruguay.

  1. Not printed.
  2. See Protocol of the Proceedings of the Crimea Conference, Foreign Relations, The Conferences at Malta and Yalta, 1945, pp. 975, 976.