No. 641 NAI DFA 27/18A

Code telegram from Seán Lester to the Department of External Affairs (Dublin)
(No. 51) (Copy)

Geneva, 5 March 1932

Estero Dublin.

51. After hearing many speeches today and having regard to changed situation as well as atmosphere here both agree I request authority to make careful statement in general discussion emphasising principle of Covenant Articles ten and twelve and Pact of Paris avoiding pre-judgment of merits of dispute. Decision on Wednesday or Thursday may be too late as general discussion will have ended. Our contribution on the line suggested appears to be necessary.


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