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226 Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister, to Sir Robert Craigie, U.K. Ambassador to Japan

Cablegram unnumbered 29 June 1938,

Desire to thank you for your telegram of 24th June [1] regarding
exportation iron ore from Australia.

My immediately following telegram contains statement made by me
today in the Parliament of the Commonwealth. [2]

Shall be glad if you will communicate copy of my statement to the
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs. [3]

Copy of statement has been communicated to the Foreign Office.


1 Document 222.

2 Not printed; see Commonwealth Parliamentary Debates, vol. 156,
pp. 2781-83. A copy of the statement was also sent to Sir Earle
Page (Minister for Commerce) in London for communication to the
U.K. Foreign Office.

3 Kensuke Horinouchi.

[AA : A981, AUSTRALIA 90]
Last Updated: 11 September 2013
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