108 Ballard to Department of External Affairs
Cablegram 216 BATAVIA, 8 July 1947, 11.48 a.m.
The text of the Indonesian reply  dated July 5th (omitting instruction portion) is given in my immediately following telegram.  The local authorities consider it unsatisfactory and evasive and have so reported to The Hague whose instructions are now awaited.
Text has not yet been made public.