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    North Vietnam's Foreign Minister, Nguyen Duy Trinh, arrived by air in Paris on Thursday (January 25) for the formal signing of the Vietnam ceasefire agreement.

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    North Vietnam's Foreign Minister, Nguyen Duy Trinh, arrived by air in Paris on Thursday (January 25) for the formal signing of the Vietnam ceasefire agreement. The signing has been set for Saturday (January 27). He pledged his country would scrupulously apply the agreement.

    Mr. Trinh, the first North Vietnamese Foreign Minister to visit France since French rule in Indochina ended in 1954, was given an enthusiastic airport welcome by hundreds of Vietnamese living in Paris. Later he appeared and spoke in public with Madame Nguyen Thi Binh, Viet Cong negotiator at the Paris talks, Xuan Thi, head of the North Vietnamese permanent delegation in Paris and Hanoi's chief negotiator, Le Duc Tho.

    SYNOPSIS: Hundreds of enthusiastic Vietnamese living in Paris gave a rousing airport welcome to North Vietnam's Foreign Minister, Nguyen Duy Trinh, When he arrived in the city on Thursday. Mr. Trinh and come to Paris for the formal signing of the Vietnam ceasefire agreement. He pledged his country would scrupulously apply the agreement.

    Prominent supporters who met Mr. Trinh included Madame Nguyen Thi Binh and Xuan Thuy.

    Le Due Tho, Hanoi's Chief negotiator accompanied the foreign ministers during the public and press appearances. Mr. Trinh is the first North Vietnamese Foreign Minister to visit France since French rule in Indochina ended in 1954. The Hanoi leader said all parties to the Vietnam settlement have the responsibility to scrupulously implement the requirements of the agreement. Mr. Trinh arrived for Saturday's signing a day before the scheduled arrival of the U.S. Secretary of State Mr. WilliamRogers:
    Crowds of Vietnamese and other supporters chanted the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong anthems and resistance songs, and waved paper flags as Mr. Trinh and his party drove from Prais's Le Bourget Airport to the Hanoi delegation headquarters.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4KBSHEGBH3RD1HM439RGNNDWQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KBSHEGBH3RD1HM439RGNNDWQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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