824.6352/9–545: Telegram

The Ambassador in Bolivia ( Thurston ) to the Secretary of State

921. Dept’s A–294, August 28.78 Nothing has come to Embassy’s attention bearing out statement that adequate steps taken for protection security American citizens. On contrary reports from Quechisla–Oploca area situation worse and strike entailing danger to Americans certain before year’s end. Embassy asking American company managers to report carefully what steps taken to protect and whether situation improved. Their reaction will be forwarded Dept. but above submitted for its consideration in tin negotiations.

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