322 Australian Delegation, United Nations, to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram UN1013 NEW YORK, 13 December 1946, 8.25 p.m.

Assembly 415 Australian resolution on the Veto (see Assembly 377 [1]) was approved in Plenary Session today by 36 to 6 with eleven abstentions. The Soviet bloc comprised negative votes. Abstentions included China and France, Scandinavian countries India and Chile.

[2]

1 Document 296.

2 Lie transmitted the resolution to the President of the Security Council on 2 January 1947.

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