216 Department of External Affairs to Critchley

Cablegram 31 CANBERRA, 15 February 1949, 4.30 p.m.

IMMEDIATE CONFIDENTIAL

In light of circumstances delay in furnishing report to Security Council may be agreed to. It is however important that neither Cochran nor Security Council should allow it to be implied that Dutch delay in acting upon Resolution [1] is in any way excusable.

1 Document 168.

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