• Short Summary

    IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE PORT OF MARSEILLES TODAY (TUESDAY) THE RUSSIAN CARGO VESSEL 'SOLECHNOGROSK' WAS LOADING FURTHER SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM AS PART OF THE 'BOAT FOR VIETNAM' CAMPAIGN BEING SPONSORED BY VARIOUS LEFT-WING ORGANISATIONS.

  • Description

    IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE PORT OF MARSEILLES TODAY (TUESDAY) THE RUSSIAN CARGO VESSEL 'SOLECHNOGROSK' WAS LOADING FURTHER SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM AS PART OF THE 'BOAT FOR VIETNAM' CAMPAIGN BEING SPONSORED BY VARIOUS LEFT-WING ORGANISATIONS. ON SUNDAY ANOTHER RUSSIAN VESSEL ARRIVED IN LE HAVRE TO PICK UP OTHER SUPPLIES.

    THE SUPPLIES, WHICH INCLUDE AMBULANCE, MILK POWDER, AND MEDICINE, HAVE BEEN COLLECTED THROUGHOUT FRANCE AS PART OF THE CAMPAIGN. REPRESENTATIVES OF NORTH VIETNAM WERE AT MARSEILLES TODAY AND ADDRESSED THE CROWD OF SUPPORTERS WHO HAD GATHERED, THE SOLECHNOGROSK'S CAPTAIN ALSO ADDRESSED THE CROWD.

    MEANWHILE IN PARIS TODAY THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF) ANNOUNCED THAT MEDICAL SUPPLIES WERE TO LEAVE COPENHAGEN LATER IN THE DAY FOR SOUTH VIETNAM. AND, SAID THE UNICEF STATEMENT, SUPPLIES WOULD BE SENT TO NORTH VIETNAM IF THEY WERE REQUESTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3WDP72O5S6LF1WLE11ICXHMG9
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WDP72O5S6LF1WLE11ICXHMG9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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