• Short Summary

    THE INDONESIAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRS IN PEKING, BARON SUTADISASTRA, AND THE PRESS ATTACHE, SOEMARNO SOSROHARDJONO, ARRIVED AT THE HONG KONG CHINA BORDER ON SUNDAY (30 MARCH) AFTER BEING DECLARED PERSONAE NON GRATA BY THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    THE INDONESIAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRS IN PEKING, BARON SUTADISASTRA, AND THE PRESS ATTACHE, SOEMARNO SOSROHARDJONO, ARRIVED AT THE HONG KONG CHINA BORDER ON SUNDAY (30 MARCH) AFTER BEING DECLARED PERSONAE NON GRATA BY THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT. THEY WERE EXPELLED FOR HAVING "CONDUCTED ALL KINDS OF ACTIVITIES UNDERMINING SINO-INDONESIAN RELATIONS".

    ON FRIDAY THE TWO DIPLOMATS WERE ORDERED TO LEAVE CHINA WITHINSEVEN DAYS. EARLIER MR. SUTADISASTRA TOLD CORRESPONDENTS THAT HE WAS SENDING THE FAMILIES OF THE OTHER NINE DIPLOMATS HOME, AFTER THREE DAYS OF ANTI-INDONESIAN DEMONSTRATIONS IN PEKING, PROTESTING AGAINST INDONESIAN TREATMENT OF OVERSEAS CHINESE.

    ON THEIR ARRIVAL AT THE HONG KONG BORDER, THE DIPLOMATS HURRIED ABOARD A TRAIN FOR KOWLOON.

    MR. SUTADISASTRA TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE WAS DRAGGED FROM HIS HOTEL ROOM IN CANTON TO BE INSULTED BY CHINESE DEMONSTRATORS, AND HE SAID THAT THE CHINESE HAD STAGED ANOTHER DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THEM AS THEY CROSSED THE BORDER INTO HONG KONG.

    LOOKING TIRED, BUT IN GOOD SPIRITS, THEY SHOWED REPORTERS PARTLY TORN ANTI-INDONESIAN SLOGANS, SAID TO HAVE BEEN PASTED ON THEIR BRIEF CASES BY DEMONSTRATORS.

    THE TWO DIPLOMATS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TO DJAKARTA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAK1WYR8GIUAERFUGAXDNVPRYP
    Media URN:
    VLVAAK1WYR8GIUAERFUGAXDNVPRYP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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