President Soekarno today arrived in Damascus. He was received by President Kouwattly, members of the?
SV. President Soekarno with various Military Officials.
SV.Pan His car and military escort.
Back View Through the crowded streets,
SV. The crowd demonstrating.
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Background: President Soekarno today arrived in Damascus. He was received by President Kouwattly, members of the Syrian Government, the diplomatic corps, and high-ranking Syrian Army Officers. People shouted slogans for Soekarno.
The President, who is continuing his journeys among Afro-Asian countries, was accompanied by Dr Tamsil Narajo, chief of the Indonesian Presidential Palace, Dr. Soharto, the President's personal physician, and others.
His stay in Syria is brief - one day only - before returning home to Indonesia.