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    BRITAIN'S DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. PETER THORNYCROFT....FLYING INTO KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, FOR TOP-LEVEL TALKS?

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    BRITAIN'S DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. PETER THORNYCROFT....FLYING INTO KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL, FOR TOP-LEVEL TALKS ON THE SECURITY SITUATION IN MALAYSIAN BORNEO.

    MR. THORNEYCROFT, WHO IS ON A 16-DAY TOUR OF THE MIDDLE AND FAR EAST COUNTRIES, FLEW IN WITH 11 MEMBERS OF THE WAR OFFICE.

    YESTERDAY (MONDAY), HE DISCUSSED WITH TUN ABDUL RAZAK, DEPUTY PREMIER AND DEFENCE MINISTER, MALAYSIAN-BRITISH MILITARY COMMITMENTS IN SABAH (NORTH BORNEO) AND SARAWAK. THEY ALSO EXAMINED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE INCURSIONS BY INDONESIA.

    LATER IN THE DAY, THE TWO DEFENCE MINISTERS DROVE TO PARLIAMENT HOUSE FOR CRUCIAL TALKS WITH TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER. THE TALKS COVERED ALL ASPECTS OF THE MILITARY SITUATION IN MALAYSIA.

    MR. THORNEYCROFT AND HIS PARTY WILL LEAVE FOR THE BORNEO TERRITORIES ON THURSDAY FOR A FOUR-TO-FIVE DAY VISIT OF BRITISH ARMY UNITS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4XLMY0FGFL2CEATQHDMYTRANL
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XLMY0FGFL2CEATQHDMYTRANL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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