The Chargé in Brazil (Daniels) to the Secretary of State
[Received 9:10 p.m.]
972. Exchange notes on rubber, wheat still unconsummated. Argentine representatives contend unable to sign until receipt new instructions necessitated by resignation Sauri. Although expected daily these have not been received.
Brazilian Ambassador Buenos Aires27 has been instructed by Foreign Office to urge Argentine Government to act promptly in this matter.
Foreign Office has made plain that it does not wish to discuss abrogation tripartite agreement at present juncture. (Department’s telegrams 551, April 25 and 632, May 14).28 Treatment Argentina same basis other countries for tire licensing has been raised and is under consideration by Foreign Office; unofficial indications are there probably will be no objection but Foreign Office unlikely to so state until after exchange wheat, rubber notes has been effected.
Repeated to Buenos Aires.