• Short Summary

    A COLOURFUL CEREMONY MARKED THE HANDOVER TO INDONESIA OF WEST IRIAN ON MAY 1.THE CEREMONY?

  • Description

    1.
    LS HARBOUR AND SHIPS
    3 1/2 ft

    2.
    LS PEOPLE IN STREETS
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    LS DECORATED BUILDINGS
    8 ft

    4.
    MLS U.N. FLAG & INDONESIAN FLAG AT SQUARE
    11 ft

    5.
    MLS U.N. GUARD OF HONOUR
    13 ft

    6.
    MS MR. ABDOH (WITH HAT) INSPECTING GUARD OF HONOUR
    18 ft

    7.
    MS INDONESIAN GUARD OF HONOUR
    19 1/2 ft

    8.
    MLS MR. ABDOH GOING UP ON ROSTRUM AND RECEIVED BY MR. SUBANDRIO AND MR. NARASIMHAN
    25 1/2 ft

    9.
    MCU GEN. RUKMAN (LEFT) AND GEN. SAIFUDDIN KHAN (RIGHT)
    27 ft

    10.
    MLS MR. ABDOH ADDRESSING
    29 ft

    11.
    MS MR. NARASIMHAN (LEFT) & MR. SUBANDRIO
    31 ft

    12.
    MLS MR. SUBANDRIO SPEAKING
    34 ft

    13.
    MLS MR. GOEDHART (RIGHT) REPRESENTATIVE OF NETHERLANDS
    35 ft

    14.
    LS FLY PAST
    38 ft

    15.
    MLS MR. ABDOH & OTHERS ON ROSTRUM
    39 1/2 ft

    16.
    MLS U.N. FLAG LOWERED
    47 1/2 ft

    17.
    LS CROWD
    49 ft

    18.
    MS MR. NARASIMHAN SPEAKING
    52 ft

    19.
    MS INDONESIAN FLAG
    54 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A COLOURFUL CEREMONY MARKED THE HANDOVER TO INDONESIA OF WEST IRIAN ON MAY 1.THE CEREMONY WAS HELD IN KOTA BARU, THE NEW NAME OF THE CAPITAL, WHICH DURING THE DUTCH SOVEREIGNTY HAD BEEN KNOWN AS HOLLANDIA.

    THE HANDOVER WAS MADE BY THE UNITED NATIONS ADMINISTRATOR, MR.DJALAL ABDOH, TO THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR.SUBANDRIO.ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, MR.NARASIMHAN.

    GENERAL RUKMAN, THE COMMANDER OF THE INDONESIAN FORCES IN WEST IRIAN, IS SEEN WITH THE COMMANDER OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE, GENERAL SAIFUDDIN DHAN, OF PAKISTAN.PAKISTAN HAD PROVIDED THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE TO ASSIST THE ADMINISTRATION DURING THE PERIOD IN WHICH THE TERRITORY HAD BEEN ADMINISTERED BY THE UNITED NATIONS PRIOR TO BEING HANDED OVER TO INDONESIA.

    AT THE MAY 1 CEREMONY THE UNITED NATIONS FLAG WAS FORMALLY LOWERED, AND THE RED AND WHITE FLAG OF THE INDONESIAN REPUBLIC TOOK ITS PLACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6THHPIY9TRQ9WJ2XEVWRLVI6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA6THHPIY9TRQ9WJ2XEVWRLVI6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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