• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PREMIER NGUYEN CAO KY, ON A FOUR DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE PHILIPPINES, ON FRIDAY (AUGUST 12) ATTENDED A LUNCHEON GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY THE PHILIPPINES - SOUTH VIETNAM SOCIETY.

  • Description

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PREMIER NGUYEN CAO KY, ON A FOUR DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE PHILIPPINES, ON FRIDAY (AUGUST 12) ATTENDED A LUNCHEON GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY THE PHILIPPINES - SOUTH VIETNAM SOCIETY. AIR VICE-MARSHAL KY WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS 25-YEAR-OLD WIFE.

    WHEN HE ARRIVED IN THE PHILIPPINES ON THURSDAY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PREMIER TOLD NEWSMEN THAT A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT OF THE VIETNAM WAR WAS POSSIBLE -- PROVIDED NORTH VIETNAMESE FORCES WERE WITHDRAWN FROM THE SOUTH.

    THE LUNCHEON WAS GIVEN BY THE PHILIPPINES-SOUTH VIETNAM SOCIETY IN MANILA, AND AIR VICE-MARSHAL KY AND HIS WIFE WERE GREETED BY THE SOCIETY'S PRESIDENT, GENERAL ALFREDO SANTOS, WHO IS ALSO COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE PHILIPPINES ARMED FORCES. MRS. IMELDA MARCOS, WIFE OF THE PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT, WAS ALSO PRESENT.

    BEFORE THE LUNCHEON THERE WAS AN EXCHANGE OF GIFTS. GENERAL SANTOS PRESENTED A PLAQUE OF FRIENDSHIP TO THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PREMIER.

    LATER AIR VICE-MARSHAL KY GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE AT WHICH HE REPEATED HIS REMARKS CONCERNING THE VIETNAM WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA52VTHIPWRBGRN9BABWBTDNC8D
    Media URN:
    VLVA52VTHIPWRBGRN9BABWBTDNC8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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