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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ATTENDED THE SIGNING IN DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) OF A 40 MILLION STERLING CONTRACT BETWEEN INDONESIA AND THE DUTCH FOKKER AIRCRAFT COMPANY.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ATTENDED THE SIGNING IN DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) OF A 40 MILLION STERLING CONTRACT BETWEEN INDONESIA AND THE DUTCH FOKKER AIRCRAFT COMPANY.THE CONTRACT PROVIDES FOR THE INITIAL SUPPLY OF 40 "FOKKER FRIENDSHIP" AIRCRAFT ASSEMBLED IN INDONESIA FROM PARTS SHIPPED FROM HOLLAND, AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FURTHER 60 BY 1974 IN AN INDONESIAN FACTORY.

    THE AGREEMENT WAS INITIALLED IN THE HAGUE EARLIER THIS MONTH.THE INDONESIAN MINISTER FOR AVIATION, AIR VICE MARSHAL OMAR DANI, SIGNED THE AGREEMENT YESTERDAY WITH PRESIDENT SUKARNO FOR INDONESIA, AND A FOKKER COMPANY DIRECTOR, MR.F.DIEPEN, SIGNED FOR HIS COMPANY.

    (IN LONDON, A FOREIGN OFFICE SPOKESMAN SAID YESTERDAY THAT BRITAIN WAS STUDYING A REQUEST FROM HOLLAND TO RECONSIDER HER DECISION BANNING THE EXPORT OF ROLLS ROYCE ENGINES FOR THE FOKKER AIRCRAFT.THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAS NOT PERMITTED THE EXPORT OF ANY BRITISH ARMS AND SUPPLIES WHICH MIGHT BE OF MILITARY HELP TO INDONESIA IN HER CONFRONTATION POLICY AGAINST MALAYSIA.IN AMSTERDAM, A FOKKER SPOKESMAN SAID: "WE STILL HOPE THERE WILL BE ROLLS ROYCE ENGINES, BUT WE ARE ALREADY STUDYING ALTERNATIVES.NO DECISION HAS YET BEEN TAKEN." HE SAID THE ENGINES ORDER WOULD BE WORTH 15 MILLION STERLING TO BRITAIN).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1RIOMPPQD6SOD8AY24E2BETJ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RIOMPPQD6SOD8AY24E2BETJ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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