147 Department of External Affairs to Australian Delegation, United Nations

Cablegram 389 CANBERRA, 24 July 1947, 10.35 p.m.

MOST IMMEDIATE TOP SECRET

Following is text of telegram just sent to Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations. It is repeated to you in case we act in this direction. Work is being done on case and will be cabled.

Please treat as top secret even in relation to British Commonwealth colleagues unless they receive message from own Governments as our policy not yet fully determined. Meanwhile consideration should be given to difficult constitutional questions involved. [1]

1 Here followed the text of Document 145.

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