• Short Summary

    INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ADAM MALIK VISITED WEST IRIAN LAST WEEK FOR A THREE-DAY PERSONAL INSPECTION OF PREPARATIONS FOR THE TERRITORY'S SELF-DETERMINATION SCHEDULED TO BE HELD NEXT YEAR.

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    INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ADAM MALIK VISITED WEST IRIAN LAST WEEK FOR A THREE-DAY PERSONAL INSPECTION OF PREPARATIONS FOR THE TERRITORY'S SELF-DETERMINATION SCHEDULED TO BE HELD NEXT YEAR.

    INDONESIA ACQUIRED WEST IRIAN FROM THE DUTCH IN 1962 AFTER AGREEING AT THE UNITED NATIONS TO CONSULT THE WEST IRIAN PEOPLE ABOUT THEIR FUTURE.

    MR. MALIK, WHO WAS GREETED ON HIS ARRIVAL BY THE WEST IRIANESE GOVERNOR FRANS KAISIEPPO, SAID BEFORE LEAVING DJAKARTA THAT INDONESIA WOULD CARRY OUT THE "ACT OF FREE CHOICE" IN WEST IRIAN TO SEE WHETHER THE WEST IRIAN PEOPLE WANTED TO REMAIN PART OF INDONESIA, DESPITE OPPOSITION FROM CERTAIN POLITICAL PARTIES.

    AMONG THE OFFICIALS WHO ACCOMPANIED MR. MALIK ON HIS TOUR WAS BRIGADIER-GENERAL SARWO EDHIE, THE TERRITORY'S MILITARY COMMANDER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBBSBSU98FJ74HIVA6HD11MOU
    Media URN:
    VLVABBBSBSU98FJ74HIVA6HD11MOU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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