740.25112A/6–1645: Telegram

The Ambassador in Chile ( Bowers ) to the Secretary of State

808. Urtel June 13.1 Embassy agrees procedure for reducing list to hard core. British concur.

US and British tentative hard core list containing approximately 480 names submitted to Controls Commission. Chileans in general agreement to retention hard core indefinitely with exception few Chilean nationals. Tentative list being submitted to Dept.

View practical completion local replacement program and Chilean Govt’s, recent assurances for final winding up program within month deletion of intermediate class contained my June 5 despatch2 may be safely effected July 20 without adversely affecting our future economic warfare policy.

  1. Supra.
  2. No. 12224, not printed.