Your telegram No. 102  and Moscow's reply to you No. 35.  1.
You should inform Polish Government that Australian Government is
gratified to learn of the resumption of relief shipments to the
U.S.S.R., and of Polish Government's agreement that supplies
should be addressed to Commissariat for Trade. You should make
clear the exact extent to which Soviet acceptance of these relief
supplies has been indicated to date, and of the reason why the
Legation has not been in a position to report on the subject. You
should also point out that Polish Government is under a
misapprehension regarding the 'Polish Advisers' who are to assist
in distribution. These would be representatives of local Polish
communities approved by the Soviet authorities and not nominees of
Polish Government. Government's consistent views on this and other
matters referred to are in accord with concluding two paragraphs
of Moscow telegram 35 , and you should point out especially
that insistence on attachment of Polish officials to the Legation
at this stage would be inopportune, and likely to prejudice the
present favourable development.
2. You might take the opportunity of intimating informally to M.
Czapski  the opinion of the Government and of the Legation that
practical alleviation of the conditions of Poles in the U.S.S.R.
can only be achieved by working under the conditions set by the
Soviet authorities, and express the hope that the Polish
Government will be willing, for the sake of its practical
advantages, to co-operate to this end to the fullest possible
extent. In this respect, you might mention Maloney's personal
belief that the distribution of these supplies to Poles will be in