7 Australian Delegation, United Nations, to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram UN393 NEW YORK, 14 April 1947, 12.22 p.m.

IMMEDIATE SECRET

Assembly 434.

The Secretary-General has asked us to pass the following message to the Australian Government.

'I have the honor to inform you that a majority of members have today concurred in the request of United Kingdom to summon a special session of General Assembly. In accordance with Rules 3 and 8 of provisional rules of procedure of General Assembly I hereby notify you that special session will open on Monday 28th April 1947 at 11 a.m. in General Assembly Hall, Flushing Meadows, New York City. Provisional agenda of special session follows:-

1. Opening of session by Chairman of Belgian Delegation.

2. Election and report of credentials committee.

3. Election of President.

4. Organisation of the Session.

5. Adoption of Agenda.

6. Constituting and instructing special committee to prepare for consideration of the question of Palestine at second regular session.'

[AA : A1838, TS852/19/1]