• Short Summary

    INDONESIA, ???AUNCH CHAMPION ON NON-ALIGNMENT, IS PROVIDING MILITARY-AID FOR THE NEUTRALIST FACTION IN LAOS.TWO LOADS?

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    INDONESIA, ???AUNCH CHAMPION ON NON-ALIGNMENT, IS PROVIDING MILITARY-AID FOR THE NEUTRALIST FACTION IN LAOS.TWO LOADS OF EQUIPMENT WERE FLOWN IN TO VIENTIANE, THE LAOTIAN CAPITAL, AT THE WEEKEND, THE AIRCRAFT BOTH TIMES RETURNING WITH NEUTRALIST OFFICERS FOR TRAINING IN INDONESIA.

    THE AIRCRAFT -- A HERCULES TRANSPORT OF THE INDONESIAN AIR FORCE -- FLEW IN SEVEN TONS OF MILITARY EQUIPMENTS, DETAILS OF WHICH ARE BEING KEPT SECRET.

    NEUTRALIST LEADER, GENERAL KONG LE, AND THE INDONESIAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRS IN LAOS, MR.MARSODI, LED THE WELCOMING PARTY.THE EQUIPMENT WAS PRESENTED BY AN INDONESIAN MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL HARMAN.A SECOND PLANE-LOAD OF EQUIPMENT ARRIVED THE FOLLOWING DAY.

    BOTH AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO DJAKARTA CARRYING A TOTAL OF 129 JUNIOR OFFICERS OF THE NEUTRALIST FORCES FOR TRAINING IN INDONESIA.

    (THE AID FOLLOWS A VISIT BY GENERAL KONG LE TO DJAKARTA LAST YEAR AND LONG-TERM WOOING OF HIS NEUTRALIST BY INDONESIAN DIPLOMATS IN LAOS.IT WILL BE USED AGAINST THE COMMUNIST-BACKED PATHET LAO AND RIGHT-WING FORCES IN THE LONG CIVIL WAR, WHICH RECENTLY HAS BEEN OVERSHADOWED BY THE MORE VIOLENT CONFLICT IN NEIGHBOURING VIETNAM).

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    Film ID:
    VLVADBAC4P205RD7120V2AL1P8NXF
    Media URN:
    VLVADBAC4P205RD7120V2AL1P8NXF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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