198 Department of External Affairs to Australian Delegation, United Nations

Cablegram [UNY]330 CANBERRA, 4 November 1946


Your U.N.610. [1]

1. Matter [2] is both legal and factual dispute and is essentially one for direct discussions between parties. In event of discussions breaking down or being inconclusive you should [support] judicial investigation both of fact and law and mere abstention in circumstances is quite futile.

1 Document 193.

2 That is, U.N. General Assembly consideration of an Indian complaint about the treatment of Indians in South Africa.

[AA:A1838/2, 852/10/2, i]