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    THE JAPANESE SPECIAl ENVOY IN THE MALAYSIA CRISIS, MR. SHOJIRO KAWASHIMA, ARRIVED IN KUALA LUMPUR?

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    THE JAPANESE SPECIAl ENVOY IN THE MALAYSIA CRISIS, MR. SHOJIRO KAWASHIMA, ARRIVED IN KUALA LUMPUR TODAY (TUESDAY), FOR TALKS WITH THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, ON THE MALAYSIA-INDONESIA DISPUTE. MR. KAWASHIMA WHO IS IN THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL FOR TWO DAYS, CAME FROM JAKARTA WHERE HE HAD ATTENDED CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE TENTH AFRO-ASIAN CONFERENCE.

    MR. KAWASHIMA, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE RULING JAPANESE LIBERAL-DEMOCRATIC PARTY, IS THE MEDIATORY EMISSARY OF HIS PRIME MINISTER, MR SATO. THE JAPANESE PEACE FORMULA IS BASED ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FOUR-NATION SUMMIT IN TOKYO IN JUNE LAST YEAR.

    SPEAKING AT AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, HE SAID HE BELIEVED INDONESIA'S PRESIDENT SUKARNO WAS STRONGLY AND SINCERELY HOPEFUL OF A PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT WITH MALAYSIA. HE BROUGHT NO SPECIAL PROPOSALS OR MESSAGE FOR THE TUNKU FROM PRESIDENT SUKARNO, ALTHOUGH HE HAD A MESSAGE FROM MR. SATO. A SIMILAR MESSAGE WAS ALSO PRESENTED TO PRESIDENT SUKARNO.

    SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, MR. KAWASHIMA CALLED ON THE TUNKU FOR THEIR FIRST MEETING WHICH LASTED FOR TWO HOURS. ALSO PRESENT WAS TUN ABDUL RAZAK, THE MALAYSIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND DEFENCE MINISTER. THERE WILL BE FRESH TALKS TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY).

    (MEANWHILE, THERE HAS BEEN SPECULATION IN KUALA LUMPUR THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO AND THE TUNKU MAY MEET IN TOKYO EARLY NEXT MONTH, WHEN THE TUNKU IS DUE TO ATTEND A MEETING OF THE ASIAN FOOTBALL CONFEDERATION OF WHICH HE IS PRESIDENT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MKQ3X94UV5F22KENSNPQ659R
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MKQ3X94UV5F22KENSNPQ659R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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