US Undersecretary of State, C.Douglas Dillon, arrived Seoul Airport for a two-day tour of South?
LV.PAN Plane taxis
LV. Mr. Dillon steps from plane
SV. Mr. Dillon greeted by American Ambassador Mr. Dylstap Vice Foreign Minister Choi and Gen. Magruder
SV. Dillon meets ROK cabinet members
SV. Dillon shakes hands with Korean military leaders
LV.PAN Dillon inspects guard of honour from jeep
SCU. Dillon at mike
SV. Members of press
SV. Dillon with bouquet
LV. Ministers seated at conference
SCU. Mr. Dillon shakes hands with Pres. Rhee
SCU. Pres. Rhee shakes hands with members of Mr. Dillon's party
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Background: US Undersecretary of State, C.Douglas Dillon, arrived Seoul Airport for a two-day tour of South Korea, October 23. Korean Government representatives, US acting Ambassador and US end Korean Army chiefs welcomed him, his wife and 10-man team of advisers.
After the meeting with six Cabinet members, including four economic ministers and the defence minister, Mr. Dillon went to Kyungmu Dai, Presidential Palace, to talk with South Korean President Syngman Rhee.
The are reported to have reviewed overall Korea-USA relations and internal affairs. After a meeting Mr. and Mrs. Dillon attended a dinner in their honour at the Palace.
Recently South Korea has been concerned with possible cuts in US aid. Mr. Dillon pledged that there would be no cut in US economic assistance in its total magnitude.
At the ministerial meeting he was told that Korea's minimum aid requirements for 1960-61 fiscal year was 222 million dollars.
The day following his arrival in Seoul, October 24, Dillon visited US troops on the Korean. frontier. He left for Japan on October 25.