330/3–3050: telegram

The Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin)1


142. Event request made for US support for anticipated Brazilian candidacy SC to succeed Cuba, you are authd state US disposed favor Brazil’s candidacy but its final position will be determined by extent support Braz obtains from other states. You may point out US position accords with line taken last fall during GA in slates discussions Freitas-Valle2 and other delegates that one of two SC seats held by LA shld always go to larger LA state.

Inform Dept soonest if request made.

  1. Repeated to the Embassy in Brazil for information.
  2. M. C. de Freitas Valle, Secretary-General of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the Brazilian Delegation to the fourth regular session of the General Assembly, September 20–December 10, 1949.