711.3727/11–2246: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Cuba (Norweb)


730. CAB and Dept now consider it desirable to explore question holding discussions on bilateral air agreement in near future. Earliest possible date around first of year due to Canadian talks here. Embs [Page 756] opinion on timing desired in view of Desp 2205 of September 24.80 Howard’s travel to Washington for consultation being requested prior his return Habana.81 Emb will be advised.82

  1. See footnote 60, p. 743.
  2. The Commercial Attaché (Howard) was on vacation in Florida.
  3. The Embassy was instructed in airgram 1440, December 6, 1946, to ask the Cuban Government officially whether it was agreeable to the opening of negotiations shortly after the first of the year (711.3727/11–2746).