174 Commonwealth Government to Addison
Cablegram 226 CANBERRA, 11 August 1945
Your telegram D.1409  received.
Having regard to recent cables which passed between us and the assurance given or implied, we assume that on this matter we will be fully consulted before any definitive action is agreed to. We would refer you to our cables 205  and 209  and especially to your 277  explaining why we were not consulted in relation to Potsdam ultimatum, and also your 274  recognising Australia's right to be consulted on all matters affecting the conclusion of peace treaties.
At your request we have also forwarded tentative views on the Japanese settlement-our 225.