• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE'S CONSULTATIVE CONGRESS, WHICH OPENED ITS DEBATE ON THE FUTURE OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY, HAS RENEWED ITS ATTACK ON THE PRESIDENT.

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    THE PEOPLE'S CONSULTATIVE CONGRESS, WHICH OPENED ITS DEBATE ON THE FUTURE OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY, HAS RENEWED ITS ATTACK ON THE PRESIDENT. THIS CAME WITHIN HOURS OF ARMY RULER GENERAL SUHARTO'S ABSOLVING HIM OF COMPLICITY THE 1965 COMMUNIST COUP ATTEMPT.

    INFLUENTIAL REPRESENTATIVES IN THE CONGRESS, INDONESIA'S TOP POLICY MAKING BODY, DEMANDED THE PRESIDENT'S REMOVAL AND A LEGAL INVESTIGATION OF HIS ROLE BEFORE AND DURING THE TIME OF THE COUP.

    CONGRESS CONTINUES THE FIVE-DAY DEBATE IN A BUILDING RINGED BY TANKS, ARMOURED CARS AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS. YESTERDAY TROOPS TURNED BACK STUDENTS SHOUTING "SACK SUKARNO" WHO TRIED TO STORM THE CONGRESS.

    THE CONGRESSIONAL CHAIRMAN, GENERAL NASUTION, SAID IN HIS 51-MINUTE OPENING ADDRESS THAT THE MAIN OBJECT WAS TO FIND A CONSTITUTIONAL SETTLEMENT TO THE PRESENT POLITICAL SITUATION.

    HE REMINDED CONGRESS, WHICH WILL ALSO CONSIDER GENERAL SUHARTO'S ASSUMPTION LAST MONTH OF PRESIDENTIAL POWERS TO HEAD THE GOVERNMENT, THAT THE INDONESIAN PEOPLE WANTED A SETTLEMENT AFTER "21 YEARS OF A VARIETY OF CONFLICTS IN THE COUNTRY."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3I4KZK0V29VSAPW33MN8DIO2Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA3I4KZK0V29VSAPW33MN8DIO2Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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