135 Evatt to Burton

Cablegrams 39 CANBERRA, 21 January 1949, 10.40 p.m.

SECRET

Your 54, 57 and 59. [1]

I must say I do not think argumentative discussions of much value to Australia and they should not be undertaken without authority.

After all matter is already on a higher level and it is important for India to understand our objectivity in the matter of Indonesia. You have not acknowledged draft heads of resolution [2] and it is important that possible jurisdiction of General Assembly should be retained.

1 Document 125, 129 and 131.

2 See note 1 to Document 136.

[AA : A1838, 854/10/4/5]