265 Lord Cranborne, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, to Commonwealth Government

Cablegram 69 LONDON, 31 January 1941, 10.30 p.m.

MOST SECRET

Your telegram 57 of 29th January. [1]

It is understood from the Commander-in-Chief, Far East [2], that arrangements are now being made for a meeting at Singapore on 22nd February between representatives of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth of Australia and New Zealand, and the Netherlands East Indies.

1 Document 259.

2 Air Chief Marshal Sir Robert Brooke-Popham.

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