The Netherlands recognized the sovereignty of the Republic Federation of Indonesia on December 2nd, 1949. The federation state was never the desired govermental system for Indonesia, but was, in fact; a result of a compromise forced by the Dutch. Indonesians across the archipelago consequently demanded the abolishment of the federation state and the reinstatement of Indonesia as a unitary state. Several federal states spontaneously declare their unification with the Republic of Indonesia which was part of Republic Federation of Indonesia. The struggle for reinstatement of Indonesia culminated in a deliberation, held on August 1, 1950, between the government of Republic Federation of Indonesia and the existing federal states. The deliberation resulted a decision to relinquish the federal state and to reestablish the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.