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    THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, SENATOR SHANE PALTRIDGE, ARRIVED IN JESSELTON, THE CAPITAL OF MALAYSIAN SABAH RECENTLY FROM SINGAPORE AS PART OF A FIRST-HAND ASSESSMENT OF THE SITUATION IN MALAYSIA.

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    THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, SENATOR SHANE PALTRIDGE, ARRIVED IN JESSELTON, THE CAPITAL OF MALAYSIAN SABAH RECENTLY FROM SINGAPORE AS PART OF A FIRST-HAND ASSESSMENT OF THE SITUATION IN MALAYSIA.

    HE WAS MET ON ARRIVAL BY MR. PETER LOH, THE SABAH CHIEF MINISTER, OTHER CABINET MINISTER AND AN ARMY BRIGADIER.

    AT AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, SENATOR PALTRIDGE SAID: "WE SUPPORT MALAYSIA IN HER STRUGGLE AGAINST INDONESIAN AGGRESSION. OUR ACTIONS OVER THE RECENT YEARS HAVE PROVED THIS. WE ARE PREPARED TO BACK MALAYSIA WITH MATERIAL AS WELL AS MILITARY AID."
    IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CONFERENCE, HE FLEW OFF TO KENINGAU, INT EH INTERIOR ABOUT 80 MILES FROM THE CAPITAL, TO SEE A SQUADRON OF AUSTRALIAN ARMY ENGINEERS WHO ARE BUILDING ROADS AND BRIDGES FOR THE SABAH GOVERNMENT. THE ENGINEERS ARE AUSTRALIA'S ONLY UNIT IN MALAYSIAN BORNEO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ABDEVR0DT2X0LKCGI6EP7TD3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ABDEVR0DT2X0LKCGI6EP7TD3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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