338 Ward to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram unnumbered (extract) LAPSTONE, 1 December 1948, 7.15

Meeting today accepted joint United Kingdom, Australian, Indian and Nether-lands resolution that unless by December 8th the Dutch or the Republic raise the matter specifically, the question of associate membership will be postponed until the next session.

Only the Soviet opposed; Pakistan, Siam, Philippines and China abstained. [1]

[matter omitted]

1 See Document 335.

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