• Short Summary

    CONTINUED FIGHTING IN CENTRAL LAOS HAS LED TO A FRESH INVESTIGATION BEING MADE BY THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION.

  • Description

    CONTINUED FIGHTING IN CENTRAL LAOS HAS LED TO A FRESH INVESTIGATION BEING MADE BY THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION. ITS MEMBERS - FROM CANADA, POLAND AND INDIA - RECENTLY FLEW TO THAKHET TO BEGIN THEIR INQUIRY.

    ATTEMPTS AT CONSOLIDATING A NATIONAL GOVERNMENT HAVE BEEN DELAYED BY A SERIES OF CLASHES INVOLVING TROOPS OF ALL THREE FACTIONS - THE NEUTRALIST, RIGHT-WING AND PATHET LAO GROUPS.

    GETTING STRAIGHT TO WORK, THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION VISITED THE THAKHET RESIDENCE OF THE RIGHT-WING LEADER, GENERAL PHOUMI NOSOVAN. HE SAID THE SITUATION WAS "GRAVE - NO LONGER A MATTER OF SMALL SKIRMISHES". THE COMMISSION WAS SHOWN A NUMBER OF WEAPONS CAPTURED, SAID THE GENERAL, FROM PATHET LAO FORCES.

    MEANWHILE, THAILAND HAS REPORTED THAT LAOTIAN REFUGEES FROM THE FIGHTING HAVE AGAIN STARTED CROSSING HER BORDER. AFTER SCREENING THE REFUGEES ARE BEING ALLOWED TO STAY IN RESTRICTED AREAS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2PJWT1YBPWXRIG4SMJELYZJ8E
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PJWT1YBPWXRIG4SMJELYZJ8E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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