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    THE NEW LAOTIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE KHAMPAN, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, OCT 16.

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    THE NEW LAOTIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE KHAMPAN, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, OCT 16.

    PRINCE KHAMPAN REPRESENTS THE COALITION GOVERNMENT - AGREED UPON OCT 8 - LED BY NEUTRALIST PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA. DURING TALKS IN RANGOON LAST SEPTEMBER, MR. AVERILL HARRIMAN, U.S. AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE, TOLD PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA THAT THE UNITED STATES WOULD RECOGNISE A LAOTIAN GOVERNMENT OF WHICH HE WAS PRIME MINISTER.

    AFTER FOUR MONTHS OF DISCUSSIONS, THE THREE RIVAL LAOTIAN PRINCES AGREED AT A JUNGLE MEETING THAT PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA SHOULD LEAD A PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT WHICH WOULD COMPRISE EIGHT NEUTRALISTS, FOUR ROYALISTS, AND FOUR PATHET LAO MINISTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5CW0RGFD3YKWV8T884C9LGCDG
    Media URN:
    VLVA5CW0RGFD3YKWV8T884C9LGCDG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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