154 Hood to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram 208 LONDON, 29March 1946, 7.15 p.m.

IMMEDIATE

Mandates.

Our 206. [1]

Following suggested draft resolution for tabling by the United Kingdom delegation at Geneva has been received-

'The Assembly has taken note of the expressed intentions of the states members of the League at present administering territories under mandate to continue to administer them in accordance with the general principles of the mandates for the protection and advancement of the inhabitants until other arrangements regarding the respective territories shall have been made.'

Would be helpful if your views could reach us before next meeting at Dominions Office on 2nd April.

1 Document 151.

[AA:A1067, UN46/1T/1/1]