• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ASSURED THE 13 AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS NOW VISITING THE COUNTRY THAT INDONESIA WOULD GO TO AUSTRALIA'S AID IN THE EVENT OF OUTSIDE INTRUSION.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ASSURED THE 13 AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS NOW VISITING THE COUNTRY THAT INDONESIA WOULD GO TO AUSTRALIA'S AID IN THE EVENT OF OUTSIDE INTRUSION. THE PRESIDENT GAVE THIS ASSURANCE AT AN AUDIENCE WITH THE PARLIAMENTARIANS AT HIS PALACE ON JULY 5, ADDING THAT INDONESIA IS SYMPATHETIC TOWARDS THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF NORTH BORNEO. "SHOULD AUSTRALIA BE INVADED, WE WILL JUMP TO YOUR ASSISTANCE", HE TOLD THE PARLIAMENTARIANS.

    THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, MR. C.W. DAVIDSON, WHO IS LEADER OF THE DELEGATION, THEN PRESENTS AN OIL PAINTING OF AUSTRALIA'S LANDSCAPE TO PRESIDENT SUKARNO.

    THE PARTY DROVE TO THE SENAJAM SPORTS HALL WHERE PRESIDENT SUKARNO ADDRESSED NEARLY TEN THOUSAND INDONESIANS AT A RALLY ,ASKING THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DECREE RESTORING THE 1945 CONSTITUTION.

    THEY INTERRUPTED THEIR SIGHT-SEEING TOUR TO CALL ON DR DJUANDA, FIRST MINISTER, DR SUBANDRIO, FOREIGN MINISTER AND GENERAL NASUTION, MINISTER OF DEFENCE. LATER, THEY VISITED THE INDONESIA HEROES CEMETERY WHERE MR DAVIDSON PLACED A WREATH WHILE OTHERS STOOD IN SILENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA117JJH2HU5NXBNUQY3XYK2ZBD
    Media URN:
    VLVA117JJH2HU5NXBNUQY3XYK2ZBD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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