163 Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister, to Mr S. M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London

Cablegram unnumbered 25 March 1938,

PERSONAL

Many thanks for your cablegrams [1] regarding international situation. Your informative messages are greatly appreciated.

I propose to make a statement indicating acceptance and approval of Mr Chamberlain's statement.

In my national broadcast last night, summary of which follows en clair [2], I indicated the need for greater preparedness.

LYONS

1 Documents 149, 162.

2 Not printed.

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