The Ambassador in Cuba ( Norweb ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 7:31 p.m.]
804. My 800, Dec. 15.59 The Minister of State,60 who had further studied Uruguayan initiative over weekend, informed me this morning that Cuban reply would be basically in harmony with initiative. While Cuba jealously defends principle of non-intervention, conditions which might affect defense of Americas were paramount and matter of common concern. He felt, however, that situation might best be analyzed by consultation through diplomatic channels.