CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/31/1954

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FAILUPE THUS FAR SATISFACTORILY TO CONCLUOE RELATIONS WITH JSORIO HAVE DICTATED RESTRAINT IN EFFECTING USE WELLBANKS AT THIS TIME AS CUT-OUT. FURTHER LINC DECLINED TO DISPATCH SPECIAL CUT-OUT FOR ERRATIC UNTIL ITS .'OSITION AS TO ERRATIC WAS DETERMINED AS PREMATURE ACTION WOULD ONLY SERVE TO TRAMSPOSE ONUS FROMO NEW CUT-OUTNOTHING AND ONLY COMPOUNDING SITUATION.

EGOTIATIONS BETWEEN WSHOOFS AND OSORIO NOW APPEAR DEADLOCKED. MEANVf III LE HQS CONFERRING WITH ODACID TO CETERMINE EARLIEST WHAT IF ANY APPROACH SHOULD BE MADE DIRECT TO OSORIO IN SUPPORT OF ODYOKE POSITION ON WS3URNT WHICH WIGHT CONCEIVABLY BREAK PRESENT PBSUCCESS IMPASSE.

LINC ATTEMPTING CONFIRM OR2HROUGH OTHER SOURCES. MEANWHILE PENDING FURTHER CLARIFICATION, LINC REQUESTS YOU ENDEAVOR TO MAINTAIN STATUS QUO V'-lTH

ITH ASSURANCE LINC IS VERY MINDFUL OF THIS PROBLEM AND ANTICIPATES EARLY SOLUTION CONSISTENT WITH ABOVE FACTORSo

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