INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFFICE OF CURRENT INTELLIGENCE2
CURRENT INTELLIGENCE MEMORANDUM
SUBJECT: Spanish Representation in Mexico
The possibility that the presence in Mexico of recognized diplomatic representatives of the Spanish Republican government-in-exile might cause embarrassment during President Kennedy's visit appears to have been averted. Mexican Foreign Minister Tello decided onune that the Spanish Republican charge will not be Included ln any of tbe official Mexican functions, on the condition that the Franco government's unofficialln Mexico would not be Invited toKennedy's lunch In honor of President Lopez Mateos onune. The Franco representative has Indicated that he welcomes the compromise proposal; under existing arrangements he would have met tbe president once while Spanish Republicans were Invited to four or five official functions.
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