309 South East Asia Command to Commonwealth Government

Cablegram [SAC 25255] [1] [COLOMBO], 14 October 1945

Reference your 131505. [2]

Much regret that owing to the extreme delicacy of the situation now in Java and Sumatra both from the point of view of food supplies and the political situation it is impossible to permit any disembarkation of repatriated Indonesians in these islands until further notice.

1 See AA : A3642, vol. 24, I.32689.

2 Presumably Document 305.

[AA : A1838/2, 401/3/6/1/3, i]