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The Officer in Charge at New Delhi ( Merrell ) to the Secretary of State

743. Reference Department’s 538, October 9, 8 p.m. Release of statement deferred pending Department’s reply to Mission’s 727 October 8 unless Department instructs otherwise. External Affairs informs Mission their request made at instance His Majesty’s Government after Food Department had requested His Majesty’s Government to approach Government United States.