Cablegram UN1025 (extract) NEW YORK, 15 December 1946, 1.54 p.m.
1. Trusteeship Council.
(1) General Assembly to-day 14th December elected Mexico (36
votes) and Iraq (34) as non-administering members of the
Trusteeship Council. We voted as instructed for Uruguay and
(2) Before the vote, the Soviet followed by Byelo-Russia,
Yugoslavia and Ukraine stated that as agreements were not in
accord with the Charter, they would take no part in the elections.
(3) Assembly adopted resolution proposed by the Fourth Committee
providing for establishment of Trusteeship Council and for holding
of first meeting of Trusteeship Council before 15th March 1947.
The Secretary General to circulate provisional agenda.