125 Department of External Affairs to Heydon and Embassy in Washington

Cablegram 3776, 473, CANBERRA, 1 September 1949, 6 p.m.

CONFIDENTIAL

We have been advised by Lee[1] in Canton that it is possible China may raise in Assembly question of Soviet breaches of Sino-Soviet Friendship Treaty of 1945. Please advise whether U.K/U.S. authorities have any confirmation of this and attitude likely to be adopted by U.K./U.S.

[1] Charles Lee, Australian External Affairs Officer at Canton.

[AA : A1838, 3107/40/52/1, I]