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

Cablegram UN713 NEW YORK, 1 August 1947, 7.54 p.m.

MOST IMMEDIATE

Council has just passed following Resolution by eight to nothing with France, United Kingdom and Belgium abstaining:

'The Security Council noting with concern the hostilities in progress between the armed forces of the Netherlands and the Republic of Indonesia

Calls upon the parties (a) to cease hostilities forthwith and (b) to settle their disputes by arbitration or other peaceful means and keep the Security Council informed about the progress of the settlement.'

[AA:A1838/274, 854/10/4, ii]