• Short Summary

    LIMPING ON A SWOLLEN RIGHT FOOT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ARRIVED AT DJAKARTA'S CEREMONIAL HALL LAST WEEK TO INSTAL MAJOR-GENERAL KOSASIH AS THE NEW AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA.

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    LIMPING ON A SWOLLEN RIGHT FOOT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA ARRIVED AT DJAKARTA'S CEREMONIAL HALL LAST WEEK TO INSTAL MAJOR-GENERAL KOSASIH AS THE NEW AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA. THERE WAS SPECULATION AT THE TIME THAT THE PRESIDENT'S SWOLLEN FOOT WAS RELATED TO HIS RECURRENT KIDNEY TROUBLE.

    BUT YESTERDAY IT WAS REPORTED THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO SAID TO JOURNALISTS: "WHY HAS KUALA LUMPUR SAID THAT I AM ILL?" HE SAID HE HAD RECOVERED FROM A SORE FOOT.

    RUMOURS THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAD DIED SWEPT SINGAPORE'S STOCK MARKET LAST WEEK. HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE TELEPHONED NEWSPAPERS AND NEWS AGENCIES ABOUT THE RUMOURS.

    (PRIOR TO HIS APPOINTMENT TO CANBERRA, MAJOR GENERAL KOSASIH WAS DEPUTY FOR THE ARMY COMMANDER IN SUMATRA. HE IS REPLACING BRIGADIER GENERAL SUADI, WHO HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO ETHIOPIA.

    (THE NEW AMBASSADOR HAS SINCE ARRIVED IN AUSTRALIA ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN. HE SAID THERE THAT INDONESIA AND AUSTRALIA AS NEIGHBOURS SHOULD PRESERVE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA66AFRS2AX5RI03KGDCUZI1OOM
    Media URN:
    VLVA66AFRS2AX5RI03KGDCUZI1OOM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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