309. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Indonesia1

1226. For Ambassador only from Cumming. We have irrefutable evidence that despite official statements to contrary responsible Indo authorities including highest military authority have ordered subordinate commands throughout Republic to assist West Irian Liberation Committee in taking over Dutch firms and facilities.

Foregoing highly sensitive info is for your guidance only and should not be used operationally in any way.

  1. Source: Department of State, Central Files, 756D.00/12–557. Top Secret; Priority. Drafted and approved by Cumming and cleared by Howard P. Jones.