• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S HOLIDAY PALACE IN BOGOR, 40 MILES FROM DJAKARTA, WAS THE SCENE OF A FOUR-HOUR CABINET MEETING ON SATURDAY WHEN THE PRESIDENT PROMISED THE 85 MINISTERS THAT HE WOULD TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE INDONESIAN COMMUNIST PARTY (P.

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    PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S HOLIDAY PALACE IN BOGOR, 40 MILES FROM DJAKARTA, WAS THE SCENE OF A FOUR-HOUR CABINET MEETING ON SATURDAY WHEN THE PRESIDENT PROMISED THE 85 MINISTERS THAT HE WOULD TAKE ACTION AGAINST THE INDONESIAN COMMUNIST PARTY (P.K.I.) FOR THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN THE ABORTIVE OCTOBER ONE COUP.

    HOWEVER, HE DID NOT SAY WHAT TYPE OF ACTION WOULD BE TAKEN, OR WHEN.

    IT WAS THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST OPEN ATTACK ON THE COMMUNISTS SINCE THE COUP.

    PREVIOUSLY HE AVOIDED TAKING SIDES IN HIS APPEALS FOR CALM AND ORDER. HE ALSO WARNED AGAINST POLITICAL PARTIES WHICH TRIED TO BENEFIT FROM THE PRESENT SITUATION.

    THE MEETING - THE SECOND FULL CABINET SESSION SINCE THE ABORTIVE COUP - WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY MR. NJOTO, THE MINISTER OF STATE ATTACHED TO THE CABINET PRESIDIUM, WHO IS THE COMMUNIST PARTY'S THIRD MOST IMPORTANT MEMBER.

    DR. SUBANDRIO WHO WAS PRESENT, WAS PRAISED BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO AS BEING A CAPABLE FOREIGN MINISTER. THE PRESIDENT CRITICISED THOSE WHO WANTED DR. SUBANDRIO TO BE SACKED FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN THE COUP. THE PRESIDENT SAID HE WOULD NOT DISMISS HIM.

    MEANWHILE, MORE THAN 5,000 COMMUNISTS ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. THE HUNT BY THE ARMY FOR D.N. AIDIT, IS CONTINUES IN THE SOLO AREA OF CENTRAL JAVA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4X8PJW4WQ9OFFUKMI40BNTNJ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4X8PJW4WQ9OFFUKMI40BNTNJ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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