45 Department of External Affairs to Massey

Cablegram 15 CANBERRA, 7 January 1949, 9 p.m.

IMMEDIATE TOP SECRET

Your 12. [1] You will appreciate that any decision to assist Dutch side-stepping the Indian ban should receive most careful consideration at highest level. Assume Governor would point out reaction of Asia and effect on British administration in Asia.

1 Document 42.

[AA : A1838, TS45/1/4/5, i]