• Short Summary

    Military delegations form North Vietnam and the Viet Cong arrived in Vientiane form Paris on Sunday to join the four-nation military commission which will implement aspects of the Vietnam ceasefire.

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    Military delegations form North Vietnam and the Viet Cong arrived in Vientiane form Paris on Sunday to join the four-nation military commission which will implement aspects of the Vietnam ceasefire.

    The delegations, totalling 18 men, were welcomed at the airport by North Vietnamese Embassy officials. Later they flew in an aircraft of the International control Commission to Saigon.

    For no more than 60 days after the ceasefire the commission is due to supervise certain aspects of the agreement, including the return of prisoners, the withdrawal of United States troops, and the dismantling of foreign bases in South Vietnam.

    The North Vietnamese group is led by Colonel Nguyen Duy Ton, who told reporters in Vientiane the ceasefire was a greet victory for the Vietnamese people. The Viet Cong party is led by its deputy head, Mr. Vo Dong ???iang, who said that he Vietnamese people were happy to see peace coming to Vietnam.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA62TIV649V26VMMIABW8SN4H5S
    Media URN:
    VLVA62TIV649V26VMMIABW8SN4H5S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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