811.5017/10–1845: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil (Berle) to the Secretary of State

3175. ReEmbstel 3149, Oct. 15, 5 p.m.63 This afternoon Daniels sought interview with Souza Costa and delivered verbatim copy memorandum transmitted Deptstel 2440, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. Souza Costa had no time this afternoon to discuss details of coffee proposal or suggest possible amendments thereto but expressed desire to study proposal and discuss it further probably next day or two. Daniels said matter should be considered promptly particularly since Dept. desired to give publicity to its position next Monday. Pending further developments Embassy recommends no publicity be given current negotiations and that in any event Embassy be consulted before any official information regarding current proposal is released.

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