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The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Ecuador ( Drew )

84. Panagra representatives have approached Civil Aeronautics Board for authorization to discontinue Quito stop in international service by June 1, 1941.

It is assumed Legation still feels it would be unwise to bring up this matter with Ecuadoran authorities before Sedta is eliminated. Telegraph immediately and report later as to when you feel stop at Quito can be discontinued.