810.20 Defense/1–945: Telegram
The Ambassador in Venezuela ( Corrigan ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 10:32 p.m.]
15. ReDept’s 917 , December 28, 7 p.m.48 and previous. Foreign Minister49 has just advised me in strictly confidential note No. 46, January 8, that proposed staff conversations are agreeable to Venezuelan Government on understanding that these are simply preliminary in character and will not result in an immediate agreement.
In expressing gratifications for invitation note requests furnishing of names of United States officers who will be sent to undertake the conversations, upon receipt of which Venezuela will designate corresponding [Page 1426] officers. Text of note follows by Wednesday’s courier pouch.50