229 High Commission in London to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram 672 LONDON, 18 February 1949, 6.50 p.m.

SECRET

INDONESIA

I understand that United States are disinclined to join United Kingdom in latter's current representations at The Hague re bad features of Beel plan [1] and for Dutch to fulfil Security Council resolution [2] and their public undertakings because of risks United States see in giving Dutch any impression that Beel plan can be recognised as in any sense alternative to Security Council resolution.

1 See note 4 to Document 199.

2 Document 168.

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