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    United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Tuesday (16 October) that his shared award of the Nobel Peace Prize represented a recognition of the central purpose of President Nixon's foreign policy -- the achievement of a lasting peace.

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    United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Tuesday (16 October) that his shared award of the Nobel Peace Prize represented a recognition of the central purpose of President Nixon's foreign policy -- the achievement of a lasting peace.

    Doctor Kissinger shared the prize with the North Vietnamese politburo member Le Duc Tho in recognition of their negotiations to end the Vietnam War.

    The Secretary of State said he was grateful to President Nixon for giving him the opportunity and creating the conditions for the Vietnam peace negotiations to reach a successful conclusion.

    Doctor Kissinger and Mr. Tho negotiated for many months in Paris to work out a peace settlement, which was eventually signed in January this year.

    SYNOPSIS: Doctor Henry Kissinger of the United States and Le Duc Tho of North Vietnam -- seen at the Paris Peace Talked in 1972. Their aim was a negotiated peace settlement in Vietnam, and they achieved it in January this year. For their efforts the two diplomate were awarded on Tuesday the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize. Doctor Kissinger said his part of the award represented recognition of President Nixon's aim of lasting world peace.

    Doctor Kissinger -- now Secretary of State -- told newsman he was grateful to President Nixon for allowing him the opportunity to help towards a peace settlement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5WLDES9JFRIUZ0DULWNXTPSBU
    Media URN:
    VLVA5WLDES9JFRIUZ0DULWNXTPSBU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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