The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Uruguay (McGurk)


436. Embtel 570 Nov 27. Dept willing assure reasonable commercial service at Montevideo by designated US airlines but would like avoid any mention of specific or minimum number frequencies. Would Uruguayans be satisfied with exchange notes referring to last para Section A Annex re non-stop flights, qualifying same with our assurance that as long as Montevideo airport and facilities adequate our airlines will stop there on sufficient number of schedules to offer reasonable commercial service? No objection if PanAm implements this [Page 1287] with like assurance and possible further estimate re number or percentage frequencies they contemplate stopping Montevideo.

Sent Montevideo; rptd London as Deptel 8004 referring to Deptel 7727 Nov 15 to London.