860d.51/8–946: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Finland (Hamilton)

u.s. urgent

177. Urtel 560 Aug. 9. Further credit Eximbank out of question at this time. Visit of Mission to US most undesirable and should be indefinitely postponed. Dept and Eximbank fear reference to private bank financing merely pretext to open discussions with Eximbank. Bank not informed about proposed visit and is not prepared to negotiate.