740.35112A/1–2747: Telegram

The Chargé in Argentina ( O’Donoghue ) to the Secretary of State


95. Item appearing Prensa today states that Foreign Office circles report Government determined resolve soonest possible expulsion enemy agents still here.

Foreign Minister informed me that location those presently evading police difficult but Government is determined to expel all. Added that another 10 or so have been detained since recent deportation 13 and these will be deported as soon as their number is increased and shipping available.

Foreign Minister repeated his and President’s determination to rid country enemy agents.

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Minister also said that in few days definitive action would be taken regarding Axis schools now “partially Argentinized”. Foreign Office explains unofficially that Minister referred to plans for establishment of purely Argentine schools in quarters of former German schools closed by Government and inoperative for over year.