• Short Summary

    MALAYSIA AND THAILAND TODAY (SATURDAY), SIGNED THE FRONTIER DEFENCE AGREEMENT WOULD WILL EVENTUALLY WIPE OUT THE REMAINING COMMUNISTS LURKING IN THE BORDER.

  • Description

    1.
    LS PARLIAMENT HOUSE
    3 ft

    2.
    MS WATER FOUNTAIN
    5 ft

    3.
    MLS (PAN) BUILDING TO FOUNTAIN
    9 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS ISMAIL ARRIVES
    12 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS CAR BRINGS DAWEE AND OTHER THAI DELEGATES
    16 ft

    6.
    MS DAWEE MEETS ISMAIL; THEY SHAKE HANDS
    19 ft

    7.
    MS BOTH POSE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
    22 ft

    8.
    MS GROUP TOWARD CONFERENCE HALL
    23 1/2 ft

    9.
    LS THEY SEATED AT TABLE
    25 ft

    10.
    MS ---- DITTO ----
    26 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS DAWEE (WITH GLASSES) SIGNS AGREEMENT
    28 1/2 ft

    12.
    MS ISMAIL SIGNS
    31 ft

    13.
    MLS DELEGATES AT TABLE
    33 ft

    14.
    MS (PAN) UNIDENTIFIED MAN; LT. GEN. OSMAN; ISMAIL SPEAKS AND DAWEE
    37 1/2 ft

    15.
    LS GROUP AT TABLE
    39 ft

    16.
    MS DAWEE SPEAKS
    41 1/2 ft

    17.
    MS DAWEE AND ISMAIL SHAKE HANDS
    43 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MALAYSIA AND THAILAND TODAY (SATURDAY), SIGNED THE FRONTIER DEFENCE AGREEMENT WOULD WILL EVENTUALLY WIPE OUT THE REMAINING COMMUNISTS LURKING IN THE BORDER.THE AGREEMENT WAS SIGNED AT THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT HOUSE IN KUALA LUMPUR.

    THE MALAYSIAN DELEGATION WAS LED BY THE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS, DR.ISMAIL ABDUL RAHMAN AND IT INCLUDED THE ARMED FORCES CHIEF, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL TENGKU OSMAN BIN MOHAMED JEWA.THE THAIS WERE LED BY AIR CHIEF MARSHAL DAWEE CHULLASAPYA, CHAIRMAN OF THE THAI JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF.

    ALONG THE 370-MILE NECK OF THE MALAYAN PENINSULA WHICH BORDERS THAILAND, THERE ARE SOME 500 MEMBERS OF THE SO-CALLED "MALAYAN LIBERATION ARMY".THEY HAVE BEEN LURKING IN THE BORDER SINCE THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY ENDED IN 1960.AT ONE TIME THE ARMY HAD A TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF 15,000.

    A JOINT MALAYSIA-THAILAND MILITARY BASE WILL BE SET UP SHORTLY AT SONGKHIA, A HOLIDAY RESORT ABOUT 400 MILES FROM BANGKOK.THE BASE IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN THE OPERATIONS AGAINST THE REMAINING COMMUNISTS.

    FOOTNOTE: THAILAND HAS FAVOURED THE LIMITATION OF THE RIGHT OF PURSUIT BY FORCES OF EITHER COUNTRY INTO EACH OTHER'S TERRITORY TO FIVE MILES INSTEAD OF 25 MILES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQSFW3EW78PIEHXDCL1WRMOLT
    Media URN:
    VLVABQSFW3EW78PIEHXDCL1WRMOLT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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