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The Ambassador in Paraguay ( Beaulac ) to the Secretary of State

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4. Chiriani1 told me this morning President2 had met with both civilian and military leaders and has authorized him to give me formal assurance that Paraguayan Govt during present year will establish press and political freedom and will hold elections for and install a House of Representatives.

Chiriani is seeing President tonight and he has agreed to urge President on my behalf to give early publicity to govt’s decisions.

Repeated to Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Rio de Janeiro.

Beaulac
  1. Juan Horacio Chiriani, Paraguayan Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  2. Higinio Morínigo.