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The Secretary of State to the Embassy in Argentina


839. Urtel 1044 Aug 22. Dept’s policy is to approve export of commercial arms requested by Arg and other Amreps provided amounts and types requested are determined reasonable and necessary for (1) maintaining internal order, (2) providing for self-defense, (3) fulfilling international obligations. Specific requests should be referred to Dept for approval before contracts of sale negotiated.