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

Cablegram UN56 NEW YORK, 25 January 1949



Council discussion today again confined to general statements. [1] Dutch being without instructions did not speak. India, Egypt and Philippines urged full account to be taken of Delhi resolution [2] without making specific proposals. Norway spoke on lines of draft resolution. [3] United Kingdom deprecated changes at this stage in draft text while Ukraine made general attack on resolution. We were down to speak but this now deferred until next meeting Thursday.

1 The full text of the discussion is given in United Nations, Security Council Official Records, Fourth Year, No 7,403rd Meeting, pp.1-29.

2 Document 144.

3 Document 124.

[AA : A1838, 403/3/1/1, xxi]