338 Mr W. L. Mackenzie King, Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs, to Commonwealth Government

Cablegram 15 OTTAWA, 29 December 1938, 5.18 p.m.

December 29th 15 your telegram 7th December. [1] Much obliged for your full statement of Australian action. We have requested the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs [2] to instruct the British Ambassador in Italy [3] to inform the Italian Government that His Majesty's Government in Canada recognises the King of Italy as Emperor of Ethiopia.

1 Document 330.

2 Viscount Halifax.

3 Lord Perth.

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