146 Mr M. MacDonald, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, to Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister
Circular Cablegram B69 LONDON, 19 March 1938, 12.08 p.m.
Following for Prime Minister:-
My telegram 16th March, Circular B. 59.  The exact words used
by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs  in the course of
his speech which was one in reply to a general debate on foreign
affairs are given in my telegram of 18th March, Circular B. No.
65.  Their purpose was limited to the intention set out in the
sentence beginning 'this statement is intended' in my Circular B.
No. 59. Juridical problems arising are being considered in
connection with the receipt of the notification from the German
Embassy reported in my telegram of 17th March, Circular B. No. 63.
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