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    The People's Consultative Congress in Djakarta has renewed its attack on President Sukarno of Indonesia within hours of the speech of General Suharto, the Government leader, absolving him of complicity in the abortive 1965 Communist coup.

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    The People's Consultative Congress in Djakarta has renewed its attack on President Sukarno of Indonesia within hours of the speech of General Suharto, the Government leader, absolving him of complicity in the abortive 1965 Communist coup. General Suharto has been urging restraint in condemnation of the President, but other Government leaders, including Mr. Adam Malik, the Foreign Minister, are now calling for his outright dismissal.

    General Suharto's address to Congress follows another speech calling for restraint that he made to Parliament last Tuesday. The General, now the official top man in Indonesia, told Parliamentary legislators to be cautious in deciding to dismiss President Sukarto from his remaining titular positions. He warned that such a decision might produce "a conflict within the armed forces."
    Parliament has asked Indonesia's policy-making body, the People's Consultative Congress, to consider their resolution calling for the dismissal of President Sukarto and their request for an official enquiry into the part he played in the abortive 1965 Communist coup. The strongest opponents of the President include Mr. Malik, who was interviewed at his official residence in Djakarta...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6RB1OFB5640POIWBH3HSQE26Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RB1OFB5640POIWBH3HSQE26Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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