Editorial Note

The First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly met on January 3 from 11 a. m. to 1 p. m.; for the record of the meeting, see United Nations document A/C.1/SR.419. The Committee received and discussed the report of the Cease-Fire Group, dated January 2, 1951 (A/C.1/643), wherein the Group expressed regret at its inability [Page 7] to pursue discussion of a cease-fire arrangement and indicated its feeling that no recommendation on a cease-fire could be made at the present time. The report published material on the Group’s unsuccessful efforts to contact and achieve a dialogue with the People’s Republic of China during December 1950, documentation on which is printed in Foreign Relations, 1950, volume VII, pages 1542 ff.