HC Deb 30 June 1964 vol 697 cc191-2W
51. Mr. Wyatt

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations and the Colonies whether he will communicate with the Prime Minister of Malaysia to assure him of Her Majesty's Government's willingness to continue military assistance, following the failure of the conference in the Philippines, concerning continuing Indonesian aggression against Malaysia.

Mr. Sandys

We are greatly disappointed that, despite the patient and conciliatory attitude of the Prime Minister of Malaysia, the recent talks in Tokio broke down. We are particularly concerned at the refusal of the Indonesian Government to withdraw their forces from the territory of their neighbour and the announcement of their intention to intensify hostilities.

These latest developments have further strengthened our determination to help Malaysia to defend herself against aggression.

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