327 Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister, to Mr Torao Wakamatsu, Japanese Consul-General in Sydney

Letter 6 December 1938,

I desire to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 3rd December, 1938 [1], on the subject of the prohibition of the exportation of iron ore from Australia, and to inform you that the views which you have expressed have been noted for consideration when the report on the survey of resources of ore is available.

J. A. LYONS

1 Document 324.

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