220 Department of External Affairs to Australian Delegation, United Nations
Cablegram 318, CANBERRA, 6 July 1948
Your UN 587 and 567.
You should review position from time of San Francisco debates pointing out Australia has always pressed for elimination of veto on conciliation and that main difficulty of Security Council have arisen out of misuse of veto in relation to these matters. We therefore support recommendations of sub-Committee 3 to this effect in Interim Committee.
In view of United Kingdom's reservation, please advise immediately concerning attitude likely to be adopted by them in Interim Committee.