• Short Summary

    A group of South Korean demonstrators stage d a protest near the Japanese Embassy in Saigon on Thursday (5 September) against the conduct of the Japanese government n the aftermath of the assassination of the wife of South Korean President Park Chung-Hee.

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    A group of South Korean demonstrators stage d a protest near the Japanese Embassy in Saigon on Thursday (5 September) against the conduct of the Japanese government n the aftermath of the assassination of the wife of South Korean President Park Chung-Hee.

    Scuffles with police broke out as the demonstrators were kept at least 50 metres (yards) from the embassy building. No injuries were reported.

    The demonstrators to deliver a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei T???, but an embassy spokesman said it was not accepted.

    The spokesman said that since demonstrations were prohibited in South Vietnam, the latter could only be accepted if it were accompanied by a message from the South Korean Embassy.

    Copies of the letter distributed to reporters showed that it demanded that Japan admit responsibility for allowing a Japanese passport to be issued to the accused assassin of Mrs. Park.

    It also demanded an apology for what it called "reckless and irresponsible comment" in the press, which it said should be stopped, and demanded that Japan "pulverise lots of North Korean Communists in Japan."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2LI29A5ETUFJZW55W8CE4VJM6
    Media URN:
    VLVA2LI29A5ETUFJZW55W8CE4VJM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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