The Acting Secretary of State to the Consulate General in Newfoundland
60. Pls suspend further Newf negotiations in view Newf rejection US proposal re Art I (d) Reurtels 68 Oct 7 and 73 Oct 9.1 Dept has decided proceed with US–UK Agreement2 re Kindley and Caribbean Bases and conclusion thereof will no longer be contingent on reaching satisfactory agreement with Newf,3
Sent St. John’s; rptd London as 4445; Ottawa as 175.
- Neither printed.↩
- For text of agreement and exchange of notes, signed at Washington, February 24, 1948, see Department of State Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS) No. 1717, or 62 Stat. (pt. 2) 1860.↩
- As a result of the Union of Newfoundland with Canada in April 1949, this agreement was effected by an exchange of notes between the United States and Canada signed at Ottawa June 4, 1949. For text of this agreement respecting the use by civil aircraft of Stephenville and Argentia military air bases in Newfoundland, see Department of State Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS) No. 1933, or 63 Stat, (pt.3) 2486.↩