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    Indonesia's President Suharto was sworn in for a second five-year term as leader of his country on Friday (23 March).

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    Indonesia's President Suharto was sworn in for a second five-year term as leader of his country on Friday (23 March).

    The impressive ceremony took place before the People's Congress, Indonesia's highest legislative authority, which has imposed no limit on the number of terms a President may serve.

    president Suharto's re-election was unanimous and unopposed.

    He came to power in 1965 in the walk of a Communist coup attempt which he crushed with the help of the Army. Since then, he is reported to have brought an impressive measure of economic and political stability to Indonesia.

    In his inaugural address, the President told the Congress he was satisfied with the results of his first five-year plan for the country's development. This plan is due to be completed in the middle of next year.

    SYNOPSIS: In jakarta, capital of Indonesia, the People's Congress.....highest legislative authority in the land... prepares for the swearing in of the President for his second five-year term.

    President Suharto's re-election was unanimous and unopposed. He came to power in nineteen-sixty-five in the wake of a Communist coup attempt which he crushed with the help of the Army. Since then, he is reported to have brought an impressi??? measure of economic and political stability to Indonesia.

    In his inaugural address, the president told the Congress he was satisfied with the results of the first five-year plan for Indonesia's development. This first plan is due to be completed in the middle of next year.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA34C9531E4FM3J5RFQAJVPZ1PF
    Media URN:
    VLVA34C9531E4FM3J5RFQAJVPZ1PF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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