835.00/11–2845: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Costa Rica (Johnson)

460. Embtel 624 Nov 28 3 p.m. You should inform President Picado of the Depts belief that the hemisphere would benefit if all the American govts would publicly announce their own reaction to the Uruguayan initiative.

Confidentially you should interpret the above to mean that rather than support the Secys statement the Costa Rican govt should express publicly its own views.