224 Sir Earle Page, Minister for Commerce, to Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister
Cablegram unnumbered LONDON, 26 June 1938, 10.32 p.m.
Your telegram 25th June.  Have seen telegram from the Ambassador at Tokyo  to the Foreign Office giving outline of the contents of aide memoire handed to Lloyd , also telegram giving summary of Ambassador's conversation with Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs.  We concur in the arguments used by the Ambassador and unanimously consider that the Government should adhere to its decision and proceed with the regulation prohibiting the exportation of iron ore.