221 Critchley to Department of External Affairs

Cablegram K270 BATAVIA, 15 February 1949, 9.15 p.m.

IMMEDIATE SECRET

The United States Ambassador [1] at The Hague has been informed by the Foreign Office that Sassen's resignation will help towards implementation by the Netherlands of Security Council's resolution [2], particularly in connection with the release of Republican leaders and negotiations through Commission for formation of an interim Federal Government.

1 Herman B Baruch.

2 Document 168.

[AA : A1838, 403/3/1/1, xxi]