Lt colonel phutase phanekham of the laosian army lead his 125 men for the first time to indonesia as the realization of general kong lee talks with the indonesia government to give military training in bandung west java.
lt col. phanekham with indonesian officer arrives; shakes hands with local officers and talking each other; maj. somvong also talks with officers seated; majgen. utomo arrives shakes hands to laosian officer and talking to them; majgen. utomo takes salutes to inspect the honor guard and laosian trainees who wears berets and khaki drill uniformed; several shots of laos soldiers; some of them carrying camera and badge on breast; majgen. utomo speech with translater on mice in french; music drum band in march; honor guard in drill; officers inspected the training campus; talking majgen. utomo to one laosian soldier.
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Background: Lt colonel phutase phanekham of the laosian army lead his 125 men for the first time to indonesia as the realization of general kong lee talks with the indonesia government to give military training in bandung west java.As he attended the welcomes ceremony who took saluted to maj general kuano utomo where 19 officers and 106 non-commission officers from the neutralist laosian army, he give the comment on his press conference that between laos and indonesia will be tied and cooperative strengthen the nefos (new emerging forces) solidarity.Majgen.utomo said in his welcomes ceremony speech that indonesia will give more assist to any country as laos with the meaning to unite laos in the indo-china front against the american colonialist intervention and domination; and laos as understood under general kong lee hast to crush the international coliatism and american imperialism.- Ltcol.phanekham attended by major pane somvong said in his press comment that laos ha sent also trainees to moscow, paris, hanoi, peking and america.