711.35/7–145: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina ( Braden )

792. Urgent attention will be given by staff committee, Secretary and President tomorrow to situation subject urtel 13871388 and 1389 of June 3013 and instructions sent soon as possible.

Meanwhile you are authorized to give immediate refuge to any American correspondents in anticipation of possible personal attacks on them if you think violence likely to follow threats expressed by Perón.

Among other actions that might be taken, Department will consider extent to which other American governments should be consulted in order to bring about joint representations to urge strongly Argentine compliance with inter-American commitments. Department particularly concurs last paragraph your 1388 and hopes no immediate crisis will prevent the careful study you advocate.

Grew
  1. Telegram 1389 not printed.