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The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador ( Long )

286. Your 387, October 2, 10 p.m. We are delighted that the contract has been signed. We hope that the Ecuadoran Government will now proceed without delay in the cancellation of Sedta’s franchise, thus completing the elimination of Sedta.75 Please press this matter with the Ecuadoran officials.

  1. An Evaluating Committee was appointed to make a report to the Ecuadoran Minister of Defense concerning the properties of Sedta; this was followed by liquidation.