• Short Summary

    INDONESIA'S PRESIDENT SUKARNO, UNDER PRESSURE TO EXPLAIN POLICIES WHICH LED TO AN ATTEMPTED COMMUNIST COUP IN 1965, THIS WEEK PROMISED POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERS HE WOULD MAKE A PUBLIC EXPLANATION OF HIS ACTIONS BY NEXT THURSDAY.

  • Description

    INDONESIA'S PRESIDENT SUKARNO, UNDER PRESSURE TO EXPLAIN POLICIES WHICH LED TO AN ATTEMPTED COMMUNIST COUP IN 1965, THIS WEEK PROMISED POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERS HE WOULD MAKE A PUBLIC EXPLANATION OF HIS ACTIONS BY NEXT THURSDAY. HE GAVE THE UNDERTAKING AFTER A MEETING OF GOVERNMENT AND ARMY OFFICIALS AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN DJAKARTA.

    SUKARNO'S UNDERTAKING TO EXPLAIN HIS FORMER POLICIES COMES SIX MONTHS AFTER HE WAS ORDERED TO DO SO BY THE INDONESIAN CONGRESS. UNTIL NOW, THE PRESIDENT HAS NEVER ADMITTED FAULTS IN HIS PREVIOUS POLICIES OR EVENTS WHICH LED TO THE COMMUNIST BID FOR POWER.

    HIS DECISION TO DO SO WAS ANNOUNCED AFTER THE MEETING LAST THURSDAY. ASKED WHEN HE WOULD PRESENT HIS WRITTEN EXPLANATION TO THE CONGRESS, SUKARNO SAID IT WOULD BE DONE BEFORE THE MOSLEM NEW YEAR, WHICH FALLS ON THURSDAY NEXT.

    SUKARNO EMERGED FROM THE MEETING IN JOVIAL MOOD, GREETED REPORTERS WAITING AT THE PALACE AND HANDED OUT NECKTIES .. TRADITIONAL GIFTS TO MARK THE COMING NEW YEAR AND THE END OF THE FASTING MONTH OF RAMADHAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZR7QLKQBVZ7T7GCA0GYSGE2N
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZR7QLKQBVZ7T7GCA0GYSGE2N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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