§ 2. Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the record of gross atrocities which puts Japan outside the community of civilised nations, he will consult with the United States Government with a view to issuing a warning that the procedure agreed at the Moscow Conference for the trial of German war criminals after the war will be applied to Japan.
§ 3. Sir John Mellor
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will issue repeated warnings to all enemies that obedience to orders of superior officers will not be accepted as any excuse for offences against British or Allied subjects or any reason for mitigation of punishment for such offences.