The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Yugoslavia (Prince)
16. Your 40 of August 24. There is absolutely no basis for semiofficial reports that we are seeking to apply Hoover Plan to Yugoslavia despite its non-acceptance. The American Government has taken no steps to influence any of the interested parties.
While we do not wish to be in a position of advising Yugoslavia it would appear natural that the Yugoslav Government should endeavor to solve its difficulties through the B. I. S.