• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SOEKARNO OF INDONESIA ATTENDED A NATIONAL DEFENCE COUNCIL MEETING IN BOGOR JAN 13 AT WHICH MAJOR-GEN.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SOEKARNO OF INDONESIA ATTENDED A NATIONAL DEFENCE COUNCIL MEETING IN BOGOR JAN 13 AT WHICH MAJOR-GEN.SOEHARTO WAS APPOINTED THEATRE COMMANDER OF THE WEST IRIAN(WEST NEW GUINEA) LIBERATION COMMAND.

    THE MEETING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE, WAS ATTENDED BY FIRST MINISTER DR.DJUANDA; FOREIGN MINISTER DR.SUBANDRIO; FINANCE MINISTER MR.HOTOHAMIDJOJO, AMONG OTHERS.

    AMONG VISITORS AT THE PALACE TO MEET THE PRESIDENT FOLLOWING THIS MEETING WAS SOVIET COSMONAUT TITOV AND RUSSIAN OFFICIALS, STATIONED IN JAKARTA.

    BY JAN 16, TENSION CONTINUED TO INCREASE OVER THE WEST NEW GUINEA DISPUTE.INDONESIA CALLED THE DUTCH NAVAL ACTION OFF THE COAST THE PREVIOUS NIGHT "AN ACT OF WAR".INDONESIA THREATENED TO REPLY IN KIND.AT THE SAME TIME, THE DUTCH AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCED AN EXTENDS, ON FOR DUTCH CONSCRIPTS SERVING IN WEST NEW GUINEA.LATER, PLANS WERE UNDER WAY TO AIRLIFT DUTCH PERSONS FROM WEST NEW GUINEA TO AUSTRALIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE27CE2AR06OGD2IAH5FIX12TK
    Media URN:
    VLVAE27CE2AR06OGD2IAH5FIX12TK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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