416 Mr R. G. Menzies, Prime Minister, to Mr R. G. Casey, Minister to the United States
Cablegram 31 LONDON, 21 April 1941, 9.21 p.m.
MOST SECRET FOR THE MINISTER
Steps being taken through Halifax  and [Winant]  to press for joint declaration by British Empire, United States of America and Netherlands East Indies. Please do everything you can to take part in these representations. Position in Middle East may make matter extremely urgent.