501.AA/4–348: Telegram

The United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin) to the Secretary of State

376. Letter to Lopez, Security Council President, requesting that applications of Italy and Transjordan for membership in UN be placed on Security Council provisional agenda for reconsideration was signed by Parodi, Cadogan and myself today and delivered to Lopez and Secretary General. Letter pointed out that on November 17, 1947 General Assembly recommended that applications be reconsidered, that Security Council unable to make favorable recommendation and matter was postponed. Letter continued that in view of fact that General Assembly special session meets on April 16, it is believed appropriate for Security Council to reconsider applications at this time.1

  1. This letter was printed as United Nations document S/709, April 3, 1948.