448 Massey to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram 731 SINGAPORE, [23 December] [1] 1948

CONFIDENTIAL RESTRICTED

You will have had in mind the way in which present crisis in Indonesian question serves Indian interests. The Dutch police action [2] is being represented by Indians here as typical of all white Governments and there is energetic canvassing of possibility that the Indonesian Government in exile may be set up at Delhi.

Oetoyo, Indonesian representative in Singapore, is leaving for Delhi tomorrow for consultations with Indian Government.

1 Estimated date of dispatch.

2 A sign here indicates 'corrupt groups'.

[AA:A1838, 854/10/4/3, ii]