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    MR. PATRICK GORDON WALKER, BRITAIN'S SPECIAL ENVOY ON THE VIETNAM CRISIS, ARRIVED IN SAIGON, THE?

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    MR. PATRICK GORDON WALKER, BRITAIN'S SPECIAL ENVOY ON THE VIETNAM CRISIS, ARRIVED IN SAIGON, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). DURING HIS THREE-DAY VISIT, HE WILL DISCUSS THE GENERAL SOUTH VIETNAMESE SITUATION AND THE POSSIBILITY OF GETTING PEACE TALKS STARTED.

    (TODAY, SATURDAY, MR. WALKER DISCUSSED THE VIETNAM SITUATION WITH THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR, GENERAL MAXWELL TAYLOR. EARLIER, MR. WALKER HAD CONFERRED FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR WITH SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER, DR. PHAN HUY QUAT, TO SEEK OUT OFFICIAL SOUTH VIETNAMESE THINKING ON THE WHOLE COMPLEX QUESTION OF ENDING THE CONFLICT WITH THE COMMUNIST VIETCONG).

    (ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL ESTIMATES, THERE ARE SOME 40,000 ARMED VIETCONG REGULAR AND MILITIA FORCES NOW OPERATING IN SOUTH VIETNAM AGAINST GOVERNMENT TROOPS. THEY ARE SUPPLIED WITH ALL MAJOR COMBAT SUPPLIES FROM NORTH VIETNAM).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RH2JBCDNA6AC3HWE01BL21EO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RH2JBCDNA6AC3HWE01BL21EO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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