• Short Summary

    SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL RODION MALINOVSKY, AND HIS WIFE ARE IN DJAKARTA FOR A TEN-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF PRESIDENT SOEKARNO.

  • Description

    SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL RODION MALINOVSKY, AND HIS WIFE ARE IN DJAKARTA FOR A TEN-DAY VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF PRESIDENT SOEKARNO. AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET THEM ON MONDAY WAS INDONESIA'S FIRST MINISTER, DOCTOR DJUANDA, THE DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL NASUTION, AND OTHER SERVICE CHIEFS. DURING HIS STAY, MARSHAL MALINOVSKY IS INSPECTING INDONESIAN MILITARY BASES IN WEST AND CENTRAL JAVA.

    EARLIER THIS MONTH, THE SOVIET UNION OFFERED LOANS TOTALLING GBP131 MILLION TO HELP INDONESIA DEVELOP ITS ECONOMY. AND DURING THE RECENT DISPUTE OVER WEST NEW GUINEA, THE INDONESIAN FORCES RECEIVED MASSIVE MILITARY AID FROM RUSSIA, INCLUDING ARMS, PLANES, AND LONG-RANGE SUBMARINES. IN ADDITION, IT'S EXPECTED THAT A RUSSIAN CRUISER WILL BE HANDED OVER SOON.

    ON TUESDAY, PRESIDENT SOEKARNO DECORATED MARSHAL MALINOVSKY FOR "STRENGTHENING RELATIONS BETWEEN INDONESIA AND THE SOVIET UNION." IN REPLY, THE MARSHAL SAID HE CONSIDERED THE MEDAL A TOKEN OF FRIENDSHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACJWEMS4ZSPWOWBHTXNXK0UV28
    Media URN:
    VLVACJWEMS4ZSPWOWBHTXNXK0UV28
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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