• Short Summary

    HANOI'S CHIEF NEGOTIATOR SAID TODAY (SATURDAY) THAT AN AGREEMENT HAMMERED OUT IN THE PRELIMINARY TALKS BETWEEN NORTH VIETNAM AND THE UNITED STATES WOULD PERMIT THE NEW FOUR-SIDED NEGOTIATIONS IN PARIS TO SEEK A PEACE SETTLEMENT FOR VIETNAM.

  • Description

    HANOI'S CHIEF NEGOTIATOR SAID TODAY (SATURDAY) THAT AN AGREEMENT HAMMERED OUT IN THE PRELIMINARY TALKS BETWEEN NORTH VIETNAM AND THE UNITED STATES WOULD PERMIT THE NEW FOUR-SIDED NEGOTIATIONS IN PARIS TO SEEK A PEACE SETTLEMENT FOR VIETNAM.

    XUAN THUY, IN HIS FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT SINCE PRESIDENT JOHNSON STOPPED THE BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM, SAID HE WAS PREPARED TO TALK BUSINESS IN THE NEW PHASE OF BROADENED TALKS DUE TO OPEN NEXT WEEK.

    MR. THUY SAID THE AGREEMENT REACHED AT THE PRELIMINARY TALKS CALLED FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF DELEGATIONS REPRESENTATION HANOI, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT, THE UNITED STATES AND THE "SAIGON ADMINISTRATION".

    EARLIER IN THE DAY MR. THUY, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DEPUTY, COLONEL HA VAN LAU, AND HANOI'S DELEGATE-GENERAL IN PARIS, MR. MAI VAN BO, CALLED ON THE FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER MICHEL DEBRE.

    HIS VISIT FOLLOWED THAT OF THE AMERICAN FHIEF NEGOTIATOR MR. W. AVERELL HARRIMAN AND LIKE MR. HARRIMAN'S WAS DESCRIBED AS A COURTESY CALL DURING WHICH HE THANKED THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT FOR THE "FAVOURABLE CONDITIONS" IT HAD CREATED FOR THE TALKS.

    HE ALSO EXPRESSED HIS THANKS FOR PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S STATEMENT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) NOTING FRANCE'S SYMPATHY FOR THE PEOPLES OF BOTH PARTS OF VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2FXEEX12103OH1OV3I6GPELMC
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FXEEX12103OH1OV3I6GPELMC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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