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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA MADE HIS SECOND APPEARANCE BEFORE NEWSMEN ON MONDAY (11TH OCT) SINCE THE COUP ATTEMPT ELEVEN DAYS PREVIOUSLY.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA MADE HIS SECOND APPEARANCE BEFORE NEWSMEN ON MONDAY (11TH OCT) SINCE THE COUP ATTEMPT ELEVEN DAYS PREVIOUSLY. IT WAS AT THE MERDEKA PALACE WHERE HE ACCEPTED THE CREDENTIALS OF THE NEW SWISS AMBASSADOR JEAN REVILLIOD.

    THE ONLY LEADING POLITICAL FIGURES PRESENT BESIDES PRESIDENT SUKARNO WERE DOCTOR SUBANDRIO, ALI SASTROAMIDIJOJO (LEADER OF THE NATIONAL PARTY OF INDONESIA) AND THE AIR FORCE MINISTER OMAR DANI, WHO WAS REPORTED TO HAVE GIVEN SUPPORT TOT HE RECENT COUP LEADERS.

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO APPEARED TO BE IN A GAY MOOD, JOKING WITH NEWSMEN WHO WATCHED THE ACCEPTANCE OF SWISS AMBASSADOR'S CREDENTIALS. HE HOWEVER, FIRMLY REFUSED TO BE DRAWN INTO ANY STATEMENT ABOUT CURRENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN INDONESIA.

    (MEANWHILE, TENSION IN THE INDONESIAN CAPITAL HAS NOT EASED. MOSLEMS, WITH ARMY SUPPORT, HAVE MOUNTED A STRONG CAMPAIGN TO GET PRESIDENT SUKARNO TO BAN THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDONESIA. DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS ANGRY MOBS HAVE ATTACKED THE HOUSES OF TOP COMMUNIST LEADERS, DRAGGED THE FURNITURE AND POSSESSIONS OUTSIDE AND BURNED THEM).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA38TNKGQLKB5VCO0MSS6T8OQJQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA38TNKGQLKB5VCO0MSS6T8OQJQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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