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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA, ARRIVING IN TOKYO ON WEDNESDAY (JAN 15), CONFERRED ON THE MALAYSIA ISSUE WITH THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, MR.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA, ARRIVING IN TOKYO ON WEDNESDAY (JAN 15), CONFERRED ON THE MALAYSIA ISSUE WITH THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, MR. IKEDA. THE MEETING WAS TO BE THE PRELUDE TO TALKS BEGINNING TODAY (FRIDAY) BETWEEN PRESIDENT SUKARNO AND THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY-GENERAL, MR. ROBERT KENNEDY.

    THE INDONESIAN LEADER - WHO, REFUSING TO RECOGNISE THE MALAYSIAN FEDERATION, HAS ADOPTED A POLICY OF "CONFRONTATION" TOWARDS IT - WAS INVITED TO JAPAN FOR AN UNOFFICIAL VISIT. HE WAS ON HIS WAY HOME FROM THE PHILIPPINES, WHICH ALSO DOES NOT RECOGNISE THE FEDERATION.

    MR. IKEDA, THOUGH ISSUING NO STATEMENT HIMSELF ON THE DISPUTE, IS REPORTED TO BE ANXIOUS FOR A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT. MR. KENNEDY, SENT BY PRESIDENT JOHNSON, HAS SAID HE HOPES THAT ASIAN COUNTRIES WILL THEMSELVES RESOLVE THE PROBLEM IN A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE.

    (TODAY, AFTER HIS FIRST MEETING WITH PRESIDENT SUKARNO, AGREEMENT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE ISSUE SHOULD BE RESOLVED "BY CONSULTATIONS". UNITED STATES AND INDONESIAN STATEMENTS EXPLAINED THAT "CONSULTATIONS" MEANT TALKS BETWEEN THE PARTIES DIRECTLY CONCERNED IN THE DISPUTE.

    A FURTHER MEDIATION MOVE HAS COME IN A PHILIPPINES ANNOUNCEMENT THAT PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL IS WILLING TO MEET TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN FOR TALKS ON PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS. FOR HIS PART THE TUNKU HAS ALREADY MADE IT KNOWN THAT HE IS READY FOR TALKS WITHOUT PRE-CONDITIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA44USBJKHLQ2ENPXSG0XHOWY9Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA44USBJKHLQ2ENPXSG0XHOWY9Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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