• Short Summary

    THE FIRST DIRECT CONTACTS BETWEEN MALAYSIA, THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA SINCE BOTH THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA REFUSED TO RECOGNIZE THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA, TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN BANGKOK.

  • Description

    THE FIRST DIRECT CONTACTS BETWEEN MALAYSIA, THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA SINCE BOTH THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA REFUSED TO RECOGNIZE THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA, TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN BANGKOK. THE MEETING FOLLOWED THE MEDIATION EFFORTS OF MR. ROBERT KENNEDY, THE U.S. ATTORNEY-GENERAL, WHO VISITED THE THREE NATIONS LAST MONTH AS AMERICAN SPECIAL ENVOY.

    ATTENDING THE TALKS, WHICH CONTINUED TODAY, ARE MR. SALVADOR LOPEZ, THE PHILIPPINE FOREIGN MINISTER; DR. SUBANDRIO, THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER; AND TUN ABDUL RAZAK, THE MALAYSIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER; AND THE HOST NATION, THAILAND, IS REPRESENTED BY THE THAI FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. THANAT KHOMAN.

    OPENING THE MEETING YESTERDAY. MR. THANAT KHOMAN APPEALED TO THE THREE NATIONS FOR A QUICK AGREEMENT AND A CONTINUATION OF THE CEASEFIRE BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND INDONESIA, AGREED LAST MONTH, REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME OF THE MEETING. HE SAID THAT IT WAS "OCCASION FOR CONCILIATION AND RECONCILIATION WHEN FREE EXCHANGES OF VIEWS MAY BRING AGREEMENT AND CONCORD".

    (INDONESIA OBJECTS TO MALAYSIA--THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA, SINGAPORE, SARAWAK AND SABAH(NORTH BORNEO)--AS A BRITISH NEO-COLONIALIST PLOT TO ENCIRCLE IT.)
    (THE PHILIPPINES HAS REFUSED TO RECOGNIZE MALAYSIA AS HER CLAIM TO SABAH HAS NOT BEEN SETTLED TO HER SATISFACTION.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAU2DSZL3D24MDQ5KBUGT70GZ4
    Media URN:
    VLVAU2DSZL3D24MDQ5KBUGT70GZ4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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