• Short Summary

    FROM INDONESIA, VISNEWS BRINGS YOU THIS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MINISTER FOR DEFENCE AND ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, GENERAL ABDUL KARIS NASUTION.

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    1.
    LS. NASUTION AND INTERVIEWER K. HENDERSON.
    23 1/2 ft

    2.
    CU. GENERAL NASUTION.
    36 ft

    3.
    CU. HENDERSON.
    39 ft

    4.
    CU. NASUTION.
    57 ft


    ANNOUNCER: GENERAL NASUTION HAS BEEN A CHIEF OF STAFF FOR A TOTAL PERIOD OF 7 YEARS. LAST JULY HE WAS APPOINTED ALSO MINISTER OF DEFENCE.



    Q. GENERAL, COULD YOU TELL US WHAT YOU CONSIDER THE ROLE OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY IN THIS COUNTRY?



    A. THE ROLE OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY, AS IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY IS DEFENCE BUT WE HAVE ALSO AN ADDITIONAL, AS A STABILISATION FORCE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GUIDED DEMOCRACY FOR STABILISING OUR STATE.



    Q. WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF THE ARMY AT THIS MOMENT?



    A. THE MOST IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF THE ARMY AT THIS MOMENT IS TO FINISH THE REBELLION, I HOPE WE CAN DO IT BETWEEN 2 OR 3 YEARS BUT THE ARMY IS SUBORDINATED TO THE CABINET.



    Q. UNDER GUIDED DEMOCRACY WHAT IS THE POSITION OF THE PARTY?



    A. IN THE GUIDED DEMOCRACY THERE IS STILL LEFT ROOM FOR THE PARTIES, INCLUDING THE COMMUNIST PARTY BUT IT IS OUR DUTY TO PREVENT THE PARTY CHANGE OUR BASIC STATE PRINCIPLES - THE PANCHA SILA - WHICH ARE, BELIEF IN GOD, HUMANITY, NATIONALISM, DEMOCRACY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE.




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    Background: FROM INDONESIA, VISNEWS BRINGS YOU THIS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MINISTER FOR DEFENCE AND ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, GENERAL ABDUL KARIS NASUTION.

    GENERAL NASUTION IS REFERRED TO AS THE "STRONG MAN" IN INDONESIA, AND AS THE CHIEF OF THE 200,000 - A TREMENDOUS INFLUENCE IN THE AFFAIRS OF THE COUNTRY.

    IN THIS INTERVIEW, 42-YEAR-OLD GENERAL NASUTION DISCUSSES THE SOLE OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY NOT ONLY IN MATTERS OF DEFENCE BUT AS THE STABILISING FORCE IN THE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL FIELDS.

    HERE'S THE TEXT OF THE INTERVIEW:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3QXWZMX69QEOAPVD44IFPC6B
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QXWZMX69QEOAPVD44IFPC6B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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