36 Sir Thomas Inskip, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, to Mr J.A. Lyons, Prime Minister

Cablegram 21 LONDON, 11 March 1939, 10.06 a.m.

Your telegram of 1st March No. 22. [1] Minister for Foreign Affairs at Burgos [2] was notified on 2nd March of the decision of His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth of Australia to recognise de jure General Franco's Government as the Government of Spain.

1 Document 32.

2 General Count de Jornada.

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