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    THE WORLD'S FIRST AFRO-ASIAN ISLAMIC CONFERENCE IS MEETING IN BANDUNG, INDONESIA.A STRONG MILITARY GUARD WAS?

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    THE WORLD'S FIRST AFRO-ASIAN ISLAMIC CONFERENCE IS MEETING IN BANDUNG, INDONESIA.A STRONG MILITARY GUARD WAS ON HAND WHEN IT WAS OPENED BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO.TOPPING THE AGENDA: COLONIALISM.THE SOVIET UNION AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ARE AMONG THE 28 NATIONS REPRESENTED.

    THE CONFERENCE, WHICH GOT UNDER WAY ON SATURDAY, IS BEING HELD IN THE SAME SPOT AS THE WORLD'S FIRST MAJOR POLITICAL MEETING OF AFRO-ASIANS; THE BANDUNG CONFERENCE OF 1955.

    OPENING IT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO APPEALED TO AFRO-ASIANS TO OPPOSE COLONIALISM THROUGH ISLAM.IN COLONIAL COUNTRIES, HE CLAIMED, ISLAM HAD BEEN SUPPRESSED AND PUT IN CHAINS.

    THE CONFERENCE IS DUE TO END ON SUNDAY WITH A MASS RALLY IN DJAKARTA'S MAIN SPORTS STADIUM.COUNTRIES REPRESENTED AT THE TALKS:
    INDONESIA, SOVIET UNION, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, SUDAN, SYRIA, JORDAN, LEBANON, SAUDI ARABIA, IRAQ, KUWAIT, TURKEY, ETHIOPIA, GHANA, GUINEA, NIGERIA, KENYA, TANZANIA, BURUNDI, INDIA, PAKISTAN, JAPAN, CAMBODIA, THAILAND AND THE PHILIPPINES.OBSERVERS HAVE BEEN SENT BY FRANCE, WEST GERMANY, YUGOSLAVIA AND BULGARIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QBCFIVJYKHQIE4LR7F1BJK43
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QBCFIVJYKHQIE4LR7F1BJK43
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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