710 Consultation (3A)/10–446

The Secretary of State to the President of the Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense ( Guani )

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge your Excellency’s communication of October 4, 1946,17 concerning the need to prevent dangerous Axis elements from entering the Western Hemispheres especially from neutral countries, together with the attached preliminary list of such persons heretofore in Spanish territory.

The Government of the United States welcomes the initiative taken by the Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense concerning this subject, and will be entirely disposed to cooperate in preventive action, in concert with the other American Republics, along the lines of the recommendations made by the Committee.

Accept [etc.]

James F. Byrnes
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