Very well. The sentence reads:
I could add that, in spite of this setback, the Falconbridge effort to do all in its power to produce such essential metals as nickel and copper for the war requirements, is well known to your munitions and supply department, and certainly does not merit the slur contained in Mr. Coldw'ell's ill-conceived remarks.
My point is that this statement, together with the perfunctory acknowledgment by the Prime Minister's secretary, are the last words which have appeared in the press on this
matter to date. That was my reason for feeling that a further statement, condemning this statement outright, should be made by the Prime Minister.
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