811.20 Defense (M) Colombia/7b: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Colombia ( Braden )

319. Metals Reserve Company has sent to the Bank of the Republic a letter dated September 23 outlining the conditions for the purchase of up to 40,000 ounces of platinum. A copy of this letter is being sent to National City Bank, Bogotá. It is suggested that you inquire from the Bank of the Republic whether this draft, a copy of which has also been sent air mail to you, is satisfactory to the Colombian authorities.

Chargeable to Metals Reserve Company in accordance with Section V–45, Foreign Service Regulations.

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