• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) NAMED ARMY STRONG MAN LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SUHARTO TO HEAD A NEW INDONESIAN CABINET, BUT SAID HE COULD STILL GIVE DIRECT ORDERS TO MINISTERS HIMSELF.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) NAMED ARMY STRONG MAN LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SUHARTO TO HEAD A NEW INDONESIAN CABINET, BUT SAID HE COULD STILL GIVE DIRECT ORDERS TO MINISTERS HIMSELF. ON SUNDAY, PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAD A FOUR-HOUR MEETING WITH ARMY AND POLITICAL LEADERS AT HIS SUMMER PALACE IN BOGOR TO DISCUSS THE MAKE-UP OF THE NEW CABINET.

    THERE ARE 29 MEMBERS IN THE CABINET, WHICH IS HEADED BY A FIVE-MAN PRESIDIUM. GENERAL SUHARTO IS CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDIUM, OF WHICH MR MALIK, WHO RETAINS HIS FOREIGN MINISTER'S PORTFOLIO IS ALSO A MEMBER. THE CABINET HAS ALMOST 50 PER CENT MILITARY MEMBERSHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEXEZUDH08TFJDC4AMAB5LO3J2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXEZUDH08TFJDC4AMAB5LO3J2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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