Your 89  and D. telegrams 781 , 782 , 783 , Siam.
Text of our reply is being repeated to you. We feel progress of
events foreshadows great preponderance of United States influence
on Pacific and Asiatic settlement and while anxious to have United
States committed in Far East believe some balancing factors
necessary. We, therefore, support general line of British
declaration. We have introduced reference to China in order to
indicate to Chinese our cognisance of their position regarding
Thailand and also to hint that omission of reference to China in
clauses of Australian - New Zealand Agreement  dealing with
Indonesia and South-west Pacific does not mean we ignore China's
claim to voice in general Far East settlement.