• Short Summary

    A UNITED STATES EIGHT-MAN HIGH-LEVEL MILITARY MISSION TO WORKOUT DETAILS OF AMERICAN ARMS AID FOR MALAYSIA'S DEFENCE AGAINST INDONESIA, ARRIVED IN KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, ON NOVEMBER 11.

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    A UNITED STATES EIGHT-MAN HIGH-LEVEL MILITARY MISSION TO WORKOUT DETAILS OF AMERICAN ARMS AID FOR MALAYSIA'S DEFENCE AGAINST INDONESIA, ARRIVED IN KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, ON NOVEMBER 11.

    THE MISSION LED BY MR. PHILIP MANHARD, REGIONAL PLANNING ADVISER IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT'S FAR EASTERN AFFAIRS BUREAU, WAS MET ON ARRIVAL BY THE SECRETARY TO THE MALAYSIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, MR. KADIR BIN SHAMSUDDIN; MR. DONALD McCUE, CHARGE D'AFFAIRES OF THE AMERICAN EMBASSY AND OTHER OFFICIALS.

    THE MISSION'S VISIT TO THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL STEMS DIRECTLY FROM THE VISIT MADE BY MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU RAHMAN, TO WASHINGTON LAST JULY, WHEN PRESIDENT JOHNSON PLEDGED SYMPATHETIC STUDY OF WHAT MILITARY EQUIPMENT THE UNITED STATES COULD SUPPLY TO MALAYSIA IN HER STRUGGLE AGAINST INDONESIAN AGGRESSION.

    WHILE IN KUALA LUMPUR, THE MISSION WILL DISCUSS WITH MALAYSIAN DEFENCE LEADERS THE POSSIBILITY OF TRAINING MALAYSIAN MILITARY PERSONNEL IN THE UNITED STATES AS WAS AGREED BY PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND THE TUNKU IN WASHINGTON.

    AS AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, MR. MANHARD SAID THE TYPE OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT MALAYSIA WANTED AND THE TERMS OF UNITED STATES CREDIT SALES HAD YET TO BE WORKED OUT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MK7EU2VV16O1JUO9TXF2NOH
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MK7EU2VV16O1JUO9TXF2NOH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1964
    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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