• Short Summary

    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF INDONESIA, THE PHILIPPINES AND MALAYA ENDED THEIR CONFERENCE IN MANILA ON JUNE 11 WITH AN AGREEMENT REAFFIRMING THEIR ADHERENCE TO THE PRINCIPLE OF SELF-DETERMINATION FOR THE PEOPLE OF NON-SELF GOVERNING TERRITORIES.

  • Description

    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF INDONESIA, THE PHILIPPINES AND MALAYA ENDED THEIR CONFERENCE IN MANILA ON JUNE 11 WITH AN AGREEMENT REAFFIRMING THEIR ADHERENCE TO THE PRINCIPLE OF SELF-DETERMINATION FOR THE PEOPLE OF NON-SELF GOVERNING TERRITORIES.

    INDONESIA AND THE PHILIPPINES SAID THEY WOULD WELCOME THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA PROVIDED THE SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE BORNEO TERRITORIES WAS ASCERTAINED BY AN INDEPENDENT AUTHORITY - THE U.N.SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, OR HIS REPRESENTATIVE.

    MALAY A EXPRESSED APPRECIATION OF THIS ATTITUDE WITH A VIEW TO INVITING U THANT TO TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO ASCERTAIN THE WISHED OF THE PEOPLE OF THE BORNEO TERRITORIES.

    THEY WERE WIDESPREAD REPORTS THAT A REFERENDUM WOULD BE HELD IN THE BORNEO TERRITORIES AS A RESULT OF THE MANILA MEETING BUT THIS WAS LATER DENIED BY THE PERMANENT SECRETARY OF THE MALAYAN EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTRY, INCHE GHAZALI BIN SHAFIE.

    EARLIER THE CONFERENCE HAD AGREED IN PRINCIPLE TO SEEK THE FORMATION OF A CONFEDERATION OF THE THREE COUNTRIES BUT WITHOUT ANY LOSS OF SOVEREIGNTY BY EACH COUNTRY.

    THE CONFERENCE HAS SUCCEEDED IN CONTINUING GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN THE THREE OVER THE DISPUTED QUESTION OF MALAYSIA AND ALSO CLEARED THE WAY FOR A SUMMIT MEETING SOME TIME NEXT MONTH BETWEEN THE THREE HEADS OF GOVERNMENT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA, PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL OF THE PHILIPPINES AND TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, THE PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYA.

    THE WILL HAVE TO RATIFY THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THEIR FOREIGN MINISTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGEX8G9UV4X3D879BGNVOCT59
    Media URN:
    VLVAGEX8G9UV4X3D879BGNVOCT59
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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