740.0011 EW/1–1645: Telegram

The Ambassador in Venezuela ( Corrigan ) to the Secretary of State

31. Reference Department’s 21, January 12, 3 p.m.32 I had a conversation with the Foreign Minister33 this morning which lasted over an hour and will be resumed tomorrow after he has talked to President Medina.34 Preliminary reaction not unfavorable.

  1. See telegram 43, January 12, 3 p.m., to Lima, and footnote 1, p. 1312. The telegram pointed out the possibility that those nations not in a state of war with the Axis might not have the opportunity to join the United Nations or participate in the post-war deliberations.
  2. Caracciolo Parra-Perez.
  3. Gen. Isaias Medina Angarita.