West Irian was not the only territory to which Indonesia put forward a claim at this period. There were other territories emerging from colonial rule for which Sukarno made a similar bid. These were the territories of Sarawak, North Borneo, and Brunei: all in the northern part of Borneo, of which the rest belonged to Indonesia.


Security Council Foreign Minister Colonial Rule Armed Attack British Colonial Rule 
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