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    THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND COLONIAL SECRETARY, MR.DUNCAN SANDYS, DURING HIS SHORT STAY IN KUCHING, THE?

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    THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND COLONIAL SECRETARY, MR.DUNCAN SANDYS, DURING HIS SHORT STAY IN KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, VISITED BRITISH MILITARY FORCES AND OBSERVED THEIR WORKING CONDITIONS.

    AT THE SEMENGO CAMP WHICH HOUSES MEN OF THE 42 ROYAL MARINE COMMANDOS, MR.DUNCAN DANDYS, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY SIR VARYL BEGG, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, FAR EST LAND FORCES, AND MAJOR GENERAL W.C.WALKER, COMMANDER OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN SARAWAK, SAW SOME TRACKER DOGS USED BY THE MARINES ON PATROL DUTIES.

    ON BRUNEI, HE SAID HE HAD NOT GONE THERE TO PERSUADE THE SULTAN, SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIN, AS A LAST MINUTE ATTEMPT TO JOIN THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA, BUT TO DISCUSS ON MATTERS PERTAINING TO SECURITY AND INTERNAL MATTERS IN THE LIGHT THAT SHE HAS DECIDED NOT TO JOIN MALAYSIA, WHICH WAS BORN ON SEPTEMBER 16.

    LATER, MR.DUNCAN SANDYS BOARDED A NAVAL HELICOPTER AND VISITED OTHER BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED NEAR THE INDONESIAN BORDER.ON SEPTEMBER 16 EVENING, HE FLEW FOR KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, TO ATTEND THE MALAYSIA CELEBRATIONS THERE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1VNZ66GM2XXKV73CTNMTGAB1P
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VNZ66GM2XXKV73CTNMTGAB1P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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