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    FOLLOWING THE DECISION TO LEAVE THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE IS NOW ASKING FOR ADMISSION TO THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AS AN INDEPENDENT STATE.

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    FOLLOWING THE DECISION TO LEAVE THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE IS NOW ASKING FOR ADMISSION TO THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AS AN INDEPENDENT STATE.MR.LEE KUAN YEW, THE PRIME MINISTER, IS TO MAKE A FORMAL APPLICATION AND BRITAIN IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE THE REQUEST FAVOURABLY.

    MR.LEE KUAN YEW WAS ASKED AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SINGAPORE YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ABOUT THE DECISION TO BREAK WITH MALAYSIA:
    AT THIS POINT MR.LEE KUAN YEW BROKE DOWN AND FOR SOME MINUTES WAS UNABLE TO GO ON.

    AT THIS POINT MR.LEE KUAN YEW BROKE DOWN AND FOR SOME MINUTES WAS UNABLE TO GO ON.

    (SINGAPORE'S FORMAL ENTRY INTO THE COMMONWEALTH IS FELT TO BE A MATTER OF URGENCY, AS CERTAIN LEGAL AND ECONOMIC QUESTIONS ARISE.A TEAM OF OFFICIALS UNDER MR.CLEDWYN H???TS, THE BRITISH MINISTER OF STATE FOR COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS, IS EXAMINING ALL ASPECTS OF THE SINGAPORE SECESSION.

    (REPORTS FROM SINGAPORE TODAY SAID THAT DR.TOH CHIN CHYE, THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE THAT SINGAPORE'S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE FEDERATION WAS ANYTHING BUT VOLUNTARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA73KGKQJ599E3P2H8XOZ9U2R72
    Media URN:
    VLVA73KGKQJ599E3P2H8XOZ9U2R72
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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