• Short Summary

    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, PRIME MINISTER OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) BY AIR FROM KUALA LUMPUR.

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    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, PRIME MINISTER OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (SUNDAY) BY AIR FROM KUALA LUMPUR.HIS VISIT FOLLOWS A TELEGRAM SENT FROM LONDON BY THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, TUN ABDUL RAZAK, WHO IS ATTENDING NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN SINGAPORE, MALAYA AND THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE LAST MINUTE DIFFERENCES HOLDING UP THE ENTRY OF SINGAPORE INTO THE PROJECTED FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA.

    THE TUNKU, WHO WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE, THE PARLIAMENTARY UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS OFFICE, SPOKE TO REPORTERS BRIEFLY.ASKED IF HE WOULD INITIAL THE MALAYSIA AGREEMENT TOMORROW BRINGING INTO BEING A FIVE-NATION FEDERATION COMPRISING MALAYA, SINGAPORE, SARAWAK, NORTH BORNEO AND BRUNEI, HE REPLIED: "THIS IS A POINT I HAVEN'T FOUND OUT YET." HE ADDED: "I THINK WE HAVE SOLVED THE MAIN FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.THERE HAS CERTAINLY BEEN SOME HARD BARGAINING." THE TUNKU SAID HE HAD TOLD BY HIS COLLEAGUES TAKING PART IN THE LONDON NEGOTIATIONS THE PROSPECTS FOR SUCCESS WERE GOOD.HE WAS CHEERED BY A PARTY OF MALAYANS AS HE LEFT BY CAR FOR LONDON.

    TRAVELLING TO LONDON IN THE SAME PLANE AS THE TUNKU WAS THE FIVE-MAN SARAWAK DELEGATION LED BY TEMENGGONG JUGAH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC5MRLQC0BRMTHZXYOU7P5JEZY
    Media URN:
    VLVAC5MRLQC0BRMTHZXYOU7P5JEZY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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