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30 Note by Shann

CANBERRA, 19 April 1948

Draft resolution discussed with the Minister, 18/4/48.

His view is that there are procedural dangers in putting forward any resolution re-affirming the decision of the last General Assembly on Palestine, as such a resolution would need to secure a two-thirds majority, and, if it failed, doubt might be cast on the validity of the previous decision. The previous decision will stand if the Americans fail to get a two-thirds majority for the trusteeship proposal.

[AA : A1838, 852/19/2, I]
Last Updated: 11 September 2013
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