The Secretary of State to the United States Mission at the United Nations
Gadel 76. Further to Gadel 44 Oct 14, it now appears Formosa question will come up in Committee at such late stage of Assembly session that it would be unfeasible for GA Commission to carry out full study including inquiry in Formosa and report before end of fifth session.
Consequently, Department suggests first sentence of first operative para of draft res should be modified to read: “… and submit a report to the GA on or before Aug 15, 1951 …”.
Department further believes res should state explicitly Commission’s authority to operate wherever it deems useful. Consequently, we suggest last sentence of first operative para of draft res should be modified to read: “In the course of its study, the Commission may proceed wherever it deems useful and should consult …”.