255 Evatt [1] to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram E48 LONDON, 20 May 1946, 8.20 p.m.

IMMEDIATE

Reference D.508. [2]

The Minister desires that there be no comment made to the United Kingdom Government.

At the same time he would like to have Sir Frederic Eggleston's comments. [3] His own first reaction is that it is not in accord with the Potsdam Agreement.

1 See Document 243, note 1.

2 Document 252.

3 Eggleston had arrived in Australia on 17 April.

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