• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES HAS ASKED INDONESIA TO MEDIATE IN THE VIETNAM WAR. ACCORDING TO THE?

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES HAS ASKED INDONESIA TO MEDIATE IN THE VIETNAM WAR. ACCORDING TO THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT THE REQUEST WAS MADE BY U.S. VICE PRESIDENT HUMPHREY, WHO ARRIVED IN DJAKARTA ON SATURDAY FOR A THREE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT.

    NEWS OF THE UNITED STATES' REQUEST CAME FROM BRIGADIER - GENERAL SUDHARMONO, SECRETARY TO THE CABINET, WHO GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE AFTER VICE-PRESIDENT HUMPHREY AND GENERAL SUHARTO, THE INDONESIAN ACTING PRESIDENT, HAD MET FOR THEIR FIRST ROUND OF TALKS.

    GENERAL SUDHARMONO SAID THAT GENERAL SUHARTO'S REPLY STATED THAT INDONESIA WOULD BE WILLING TO MEDIATE IN THE CONFLICT IF REQUESTED TO DO SO ALL THE PARTIES INVOLVED. LATER, INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY SOURCES SAID THAT A NUMBER OF APPROACHES HAD ALREADY BEEN MADE TO NORTH VIETNAM WITH A VIEW TO MEDIATION.

    THERE WAS NO COMMENT ON THE MATTER FROM UNITED STATES OFFICIALS.

    THE U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT IS VISITING INDONESIA AS PART OF HIS TOUR OF THE FAR EAST. HE IS THE FIRST TOP-RANKING AMERICAN TO VISIT THE COUNTRY SINCE MUTUAL RELATIONS IMPROVED TWO YEARS AGO FOLLOWING THE FAILURE OF AN ATTEMPTED COMMUNIST COUP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKED40AK4HNAYDN77IN24JY8A
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKED40AK4HNAYDN77IN24JY8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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