• Short Summary

    A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL WAS HELD YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE REQUEST OF THE UNITED STATES DELEGATE, MR.

  • Description

    A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL WAS HELD YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE REQUEST OF THE UNITED STATES DELEGATE, MR. ADLAI STEVENSON. THE SESSION WAS CALLED TO CONSIDER CHARGES BY AMERICA OF "DELIBERATE ATTACKS" BY NORTH VIETNAMESE TORPEDO BOATS ON U.S. VESSELS OFF VIETNAM.

    MR. STEVENSON TOLD THE COUNCIL THE UNITED STATES SOUGHT NO WIDENING OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT, BUT WAS DEALING WITH A REGIME WHICH HAD NOT LEARNED THE LESSON THAT AGGRESSION WAS DOOMED TO FAILURE.

    LATER THE SOVIET DELEGATE, MR. PLATON MOROZOV, CALLED ON AMERICA TO HALT HER ACTIONS AGAINST NORTH VIETNAM, OR "BEAR THE HEAVY RESPONSIBILITY OF SUCH ACTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QJQ3Z4IZQ3A06DLSGZNIGCN6
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QJQ3Z4IZQ3A06DLSGZNIGCN6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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