During a busy day in Paris, President Suharto of Indonesia on Tuesday (14 Nov) paid his respects to war dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
GV Arc de Triomphe
LV French flag under Arc
GV Band and officers and veterans with flags (2 shots)
GV President Suharto walks up to Arc with delegation and lays wreath
SV Suharto stands at attention during lament (3 shots)
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SV Suharto meets officers and signs visitors book (2 shots)
GV Veterans in front of Arc
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Background: During a busy day in Paris, President Suharto of Indonesia on Tuesday (14 Nov) paid his respects to war dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The visiting President laid a wreath at the base of the Arc de Triomphe.
Earlier, he had visited a nuclear research centre and later, there was a private meeting with President Pompidou.
President Suharto is on a three-day official visit to France..the first by an Indonesian head of state. His discussions with French leaders included ways and means of pursuing and developing mutual co-operation, and the possibility of closer ties between Indonesia and the European Economic Community.