457 Evatt to Heydon

Cablegram unnumbered SS DOMINION MONARCH, 24 December 1948

IMMEDIATE

Please pass urgently to Hodgson. [1] Begins. How do you explain resolution which, as far as I can see, merely stabilizes position at a point which recognizes and provisionally confirms success of the Dutch aggression? I have asked you to report developments, but all I have are long and belated accounts of speeches without significant comment. What action do you now propose? Please reply immediately. Ends.

1 Heydon telephoned the message to Hodgson on 28 December.

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