• Short Summary

    THE SUPER CONSTELLATION TAXIING IN AT DJAKARTA'S KEMAJORAN AIRPORT BRINGS AN IMPORTANT VISITOR TO INDONESIA.?

  • Description

    THE SUPER CONSTELLATION TAXIING IN AT DJAKARTA'S KEMAJORAN AIRPORT BRINGS AN IMPORTANT VISITOR TO INDONESIA. AUSTRALIA'S PRIME MINISTER MR. ROBERT MENZIES WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY MRS. MENZIES.

    AT THE AIRPORT WAS INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER DR. SUBANDRIO, WHOSE VISIT TO AUSTRALIA FEBRUARY THIS YEAR PAVED THE WAY TO MR. MENZIES ONE-WEEK STATE VISIT.

    PRIME MINISTER MENZIES WAS RECEIVED BY INDONESIA'S FIRST MINISTER DR. DJUANDA AND INTRODUCED TO INDONESIA'S MINISTERS AND DJAKARTA'S DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    THIS IS THE PRIME MINISTER'S FIRST VISIT TO AUSTRALIA'S CLOSEST NEIGHBOUR INDONESIA.

    AFTER THE TWO NATIONAL ANTHEMS WERE PLAYED, PRIME MINISTER MENZIES INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR DRAWN FROM THE REPUBLIC'S ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND POLICE. MR. MENZIES SHOWED PARTICULAR INTEREST IN SOME MODERN RIFLES OF THE INDONESIAN SOLDIER. INDONESIA HAS BOUGHT ARMS FROM BOTH THE EAST AND THE WEST.

    MR. MENZIES, SAID INDONESIA AND AUSTRALIA HAD MANY THINGS IN COMMON AND "MANY GROUNDS IN WHICH WE NEED EACH OTHER".

    AFTER A WEEK IN INDONESIA, MR. MENZIES WILL PROCEED TO KUALA LUMPUR ON A STATE VISIT TO MALAYA.

    HE SAID THERE WILL BE NO AGENDA FOR HIS TALKS WITH PRESIDENT SUKARNO, FIRST MINISTER DOUAMOA AND OTHER INDONESIAN LEADERS, BUT CORRESPONDENTS NOTED THAT AUSTRALIA RECOGNISES DUTCH SOVEREIGNTY OVER DUTCH NEW GUINEA (WEST IRAN) WHICH INDONESIA CLAIMS AS PART OF HER TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HSIV31CMG9CNDI3LJORI1HCZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HSIV31CMG9CNDI3LJORI1HCZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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