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Created: 11/4/1977

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3- INDONESIA-UN:

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY UlLL SOON

AN ANTI-INDONESIA RESOLUTION ON THE QUESTION OF EAST TIMOR. INDOBNESIA MAINTAINS THAT EAST TIMOR IS AN INTEGRAL PART OFAND HENCE DOES HOT UARRANT UN CONSIDERATION. UHILEFOR SUPPORT, INDONESIA REALIZES THAT THIS POLITICALLY Zn-BARRASSIHC ISSUE MILL BE DEBATED IN THE UN ANNUALLY FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL

fHE RESOLUTION UAS DRAFTEDEPRESENTATIVE OF

THE REVOLUTIONARY FRONT FOR AN INDEPENDENT EAST TIMOR <FRETILIN> AND SUPPORTED LARGELY BY RADICAL THIRD WORLD AND COHHUNISTUHILE IT DOES NOT CONDEMN INDONESIA IT REJECTS THECLAIM TO EAST TIMOR'. REAFFIRMS THE RIGHTS OF THE EAST TinORESE TO SELF-DETERMINATION AND INDEPENDENCE* REQUESTS THAT

"ML UN rlONITOR THE SITUATION AND CALLS fOR TllE INCLUSION OF QUESTION IN THE AGENDA OFD GENERAL ASSCrtOLY SESSION

INDONESIANS HAVEEFENSIVE STRATEGY,FRETILIN CLAIMS OF POPULAR SUPFORT AND ALLEGATIONS OF INDONESIAN ATROCITIES AND ACTIVELY SCCKING SUPPORT FROtl THOSE COUNTRIES THAT RIGHT RECIPROCATE FOR INDONESIAN SUPPORT ON OTHER ISSUES- INDONESIA HAS NOT, HOUEVERi BEEN ABLE TO GARNE3 SUFFI-

CIENT VOTES TO PREVENT THE RESOLUTION FROM BEING ADOPTED

INDONESIA FINDS THE ISSUE HIGHLYUT SO

LONG AS NEITHER THE DEBATE NOR THE VOTE THREATEN RELATIONS UITH COUNTRIES SUPPORTING OR ABSTAINING ON THE RESOLUTION FORREASONS--CHINA, THT USSR, ANDUILL CONTINUE ITS LOU-KEY

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