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FOR PRESS: PM 19/1959 - PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO INDONESIA - STATEMENT BY THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER, RT. HON. J MCEWEN, MP

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Menzies, Robert

Period of Service: 19/12/1949 to 26/01/1966

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Release Date: 13/06/1959

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 76

FOR PRESS: P. 4. No. 19/ 1959
NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR BROADCAST BEFORE 1. A. M. SUNDAY, 11. iTH JUNE.
PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO INDONESIA.
Statement by the Acting Prime Minister, Rt. Hon, J. Mwen ML.
' The Acting Prime Minister announced that the Prime
Minister, Mr. Menzies, would visit Indonesia for about five days
towards the end of this year.
Mr. McEwen recalled that during his visit to Australia
in February, the Indonesian Foreign Minister, Dr. Subandrio, had
invited Mr. Menzies to pay a visit to Indonesia.:
The Prime Minister of Indonesia, Dr. Djuanda, has
since written to Mr. Menzies formally inviting him, and Mr. Menzies
had accepted. The details of the visit and the firm dates for it
would be worked out later.
CANBERRLA, A . C. T.
13th June, 1959.

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