240 Officer to Evatt

Cablegram 55 NANKING, 3 February 1949, 4.25 p.m.

IMMEDIATE TOP SECRET

My telegram 53. [1] The Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs [2] has advised that the Acting President is most anxious that you should make a statement, on the lines indicated, at a very early date.

2. Therefore, I repeat my proposal in paragraph (2) of the abovementioned telegram regarding 9th February. Broadcast could point out your position as President of the United Nations Assembly.

1 Document 239 2 George K.C. Yeh.

[FA: OUTWARD ORIGINAL (TS) 1948-50]