• Short Summary

    THE LEADERS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INDONESIA AND MALAYA ARE CURRENTLY MEETING IN MANILA IN WHAT OBSERVERS HAVE DESCRIBED AS A "FACE-TO-FACE" SHOWDOWN ON MALAYSIA.

  • Description

    THE LEADERS OF THE PHILIPPINES, INDONESIA AND MALAYA ARE CURRENTLY MEETING IN MANILA IN WHAT OBSERVERS HAVE DESCRIBED AS A "FACE-TO-FACE" SHOWDOWN ON MALAYSIA.THEIR FIVE-DAY "SUMMIT" CONFERENCE OPENED ON JULY 30.

    THE THREE LEADERS, PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL, OF THE PHILIPPINES, PRESIDENT SUKARNO, OF INDONESIA AND MALAYAN PRIME MINISTER TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, ARE MEETING IN THE JUAN LUNA HALL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAS EXPRESSED OPPOSITION TO THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA.HE FELT THE TUNKU HAD "BROKEN HIS PROMISE" BY SIGNING THE LONDON AGREEMENT ON THE FEDERATION.HOWEVER, THE TUNKU IS FIRMLY COMMITTED TO THE BIRTH OF MALAYSIA, SET DOWN FOR AUGUST 31.A CRUCIAL ISSUE IN THE TALKS WILL BE THE INDONESIAN DEMAND THAT THE BORNEO PEOPLE'S VIEWS ON THE FEDERATION SHOULD BE ASCERTAINED BY REFERENDUM UNDER THE AUSPICIES OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

    IN HIS OPENING SPEECH, PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT THE DIFFERING VIEWS WILL BE RECONCILED BY THE TIME THE CONFERENCE CLOSES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA49SCLAMCAY1SW6VCVHGMOECB
    Media URN:
    VLVA49SCLAMCAY1SW6VCVHGMOECB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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