• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA KEPT UP HIS ONE-MAN CAMPAIGN IN DJAKARTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AGAINST THE PEACE AGREEMENT WITH MALAYSIA WHICH HIS OWN GOVERNMENT, EFFECTIVELY UNDER ARMY LEADER GENERAL SUHARTO, CONCLUDED LAST WEEK.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA KEPT UP HIS ONE-MAN CAMPAIGN IN DJAKARTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AGAINST THE PEACE AGREEMENT WITH MALAYSIA WHICH HIS OWN GOVERNMENT, EFFECTIVELY UNDER ARMY LEADER GENERAL SUHARTO, CONCLUDED LAST WEEK. THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH, MARKING THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDONESIA'S INDEPENDENCE, CAME TWO DAY'S AFTER A SPEECH BY GENERAL SUHARTO, AFTER REVIEWING TROOPS IN DJAKARTA, THAT THE ARMED FORCES WOULD BE TURNED TO ECONOMIC RECONSTRUCTIONS OF INDONESIA WITH THE ENDING OF CONFRONTATION WITH MALAYSIA.

    GENERAL SUHARTO WAS SPEAKING AT A SPECIAL PARADE OF TROOPS OF KOSTAD, INDONESIA'S STRATEGIC RESERVE, WHICH CELEBRATED ITS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ON MONDAY. PRESENT AT THE PARADE WERE GENERAL AND MRS HARIS NASUTION, MRS SUHARTO, MRS UMAR WIRAHADRIKUSUMAH, WIFE OF THE COMMANDER OF KOSTAD, FOREIGN MILITARY ATTACHES AND MALAYSIA'S COLONEL YUSSOF BIN IBRAHIM. WHO IS ACTING AS CONTACT MAN BETWEEN HIS COUNTRY AND INDONESIA.

    IN HIS ADDRESS, GENERAL SUHARTO ALSO SAID: "FROM NOW ON, WE HAVE TO DEDICATE OUR POWER TO THE SUCCESS OF THE NEW CABINET AND TO UPHOLD THE DECISIONS OF THE PROVISIONAL PEOPLE'S CONSULTATIVE CONGRESS". FOUR BRIGADES OF KOSTADS, CONSISTING OF EIGHT BATTALIONS, TOGETHER WITH ARMY AIRCRAFT AND TANKS, TOOK PART IN THE PARADE WHOSE SIZE WAS INTERPRETED AS A SHOW OF ARMY STRENGTH BEFORE PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH.

    (PRESIDENT SUKARNO SPOKE BEFORE A CROWD OF SOME 1,000,000 PEOPLE IN DJAKARTA'S HUGE FREEDOM SQUARE. HE SAID INDONESIA WOULD NOT RECOGNISE MALAYSIA UNTIL GENERAL ELECTIONS HAD BEEN HELD IN ITS TWO TERRITORIES OF SABAH AND SARAWAK, WHICH HE HAS ALWAYS MAINTAINED WERE NOT PROPERLY CONSULTED ABOUT JOINING THE MALAYSIAN FEDERATION. WHILE HE SPOKE, STUDENTS IN THE CROWD, OBVIOUSLY ANGERED BY HIS WORKS, STARTED CHANTING AND SHOUTING CRITICISM.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4E8PDDHPN4Q6Z7KTXVN4CLGXP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4E8PDDHPN4Q6Z7KTXVN4CLGXP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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