832.6363/3–2946: Telegram

The Chargé in Brazil (Daniels) to the Secretary of State


593. Embassy has not received reply its confidential despatch 4326, Feb 2578 requesting Dept’s policy re petroleum development in Brazil. If Embassy is to exert discreetly and tactfully any influence toward liberalization of the constitution to permit foreign capital to participate, it must be done now. It has been suggested by certain officials Brazilian Govt that Embassy’s influence would be helpful. Early reply to above despatch is important.

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