• Short Summary

    THREE VIETCONG PRISONERS CAPTURED IN EARLY MAY SAID AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SAIGON, THAT CAMBODIAN FORCES PERMITTED COMMUNIST INSURGENTS TO SEEK REFUGE, BUY SUPPLIES AND RECEIVE POLITICAL AND MILITARY INSTRUCTION ON CAMBODIAN TERRITORY. "WE WERE TOLD THAT WHENEVER OUR UNIT WAS ATTACKED, BY VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT FORCES, WE SHOULD WITHDRAW INTO CAMBODIA", THEY SAID.

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    THREE VIETCONG PRISONERS CAPTURED IN EARLY MAY SAID AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SAIGON, THAT CAMBODIAN FORCES PERMITTED COMMUNIST INSURGENTS TO SEEK REFUGE, BUY SUPPLIES AND RECEIVE POLITICAL AND MILITARY INSTRUCTION ON CAMBODIAN TERRITORY. "WE WERE TOLD THAT WHENEVER OUR UNIT WAS ATTACKED, BY VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT FORCES, WE SHOULD WITHDRAW INTO CAMBODIA", THEY SAID.

    THE MEN WERE CAPTURED DURING AN OPERATION CLOSE TO THE BORDER FIFTY MILES NORTHWEST OF SAIGON ON MAY 7.

    THE PRESS CONFERENCE CAME JUST A FEW HOURS BEFORE SOUTH VIETNAMESE FOREIGN MINISTER, DOCTOR PHAN HUY QUAT, LEFT BY AIR TO HEAD THE VIETNAMESE DELEGATION IN THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL IS DEBATING CAMBODIAN CHARGES OF AGGRESSION ON THE FRONTIER BY VIETNAMESE AND AMERICAN TROOPS.

    DOCTOR PHAN HUY QUAT, WAS SEEN OFF BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MAJOR GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA48ER2PVVI1VDP0QLSH6OQ1QSB
    Media URN:
    VLVA48ER2PVVI1VDP0QLSH6OQ1QSB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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