• Short Summary

    THE FIFTEENTH SEMI-ANNUAL MILITARY CONFERENCE OF SEATO ADVISERS BEGAN ON OCTOBER 3 AT THE SEATO HEADQUARTER IN BANGKOK.

  • Description

    THE FIFTEENTH SEMI-ANNUAL MILITARY CONFERENCE OF SEATO ADVISERS BEGAN ON OCTOBER 3 AT THE SEATO HEADQUARTER IN BANGKOK.

    THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE CONFERENCE ARE ADMIRAL SIR DAVID LUCE (U.K.), ADMIRAL HARRY FELT (U.S.A.), MAJ. GEN SIR STEPHEN WEIR (N.Z.), AIR MARSHAL M.A. KHAN (PAKISTAN), AIR MARSHAL SIR FREDERICK SCHERGER (AUSTRALIA), LT. GEN. MANUEL F. CABAL (PHILIPPINES) AND GEN. FRANCOIS YVES ERNOUL DE LA CHENELIERE (FRANCE AND GEN. SURAJIT (THAILAND).

    PRIOR TO TAKING PART IN DISCUSSIONS THE SEATO MILITARY ADVISORS ATTENDED A BRIEF FLAG RAISING CEREMONY.

    GEN. WEIR IS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CONFERENCE.

    ADMIRAL FELT INDICATED IN A PRESS INTERVIEW THAT SOUTH VIETNAM AND LAOS WOULD TOP THE AGENDA OF THE CONFERENCE AND NOTED THAT THESE TWO COUNTRIES ARE PART OF THE TREATY AREA WHOSE DEFENCE IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ALLIANCE'S MILITARY PLANNERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5SOHZ71AJPLKT92TFRAUVZI0M
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SOHZ71AJPLKT92TFRAUVZI0M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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