834.00/7–1747: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Embassy in Paraguay


191. Urtel 389 July 17, 3 p.m. For your guidance in conversations FonMin and colleagues US is prepared to give favorable consideration if formal invitation is extended by Paraguay to participate in mediation.

For your info Enciso has not approached Dept on mediation question but in light your cables we are exploring availability mediator of adequate grade and regional experience should invitation be forthcoming and Brazil request we appoint representative. Pls inform Dept all info re probable points reference in proposed mediation, [Page 989] estimates time required for successful conclusion, locale proposed and local travel involved.

Repeated Rio and BA for like action.