• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES IS BASICALLY IN FAVOUR OF THE POLISH PROPOSAL FOR A 6-NATION PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE ON THE LAOS CRISIS...

  • Description

    1.
    GV & CU GEORGE BALL AND BUTLER
    0.08

    2.
    SV BALL AND BUTLER SHAKE HANDS
    0.18

    3.
    SV & CU GEORGE BALL IS INTERVIEWED
    0.58

    4.
    GV TO SV PAN HEATH AND BALL ABOARD PLANE FOR GENEVA
    1.11


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: REPORTER: "HAVE YOU BEEN ABLE TO FIND ANY AREAS OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOURSELVES AND FRANCE ON SOUTH VIETNAM?"



    BALL: "WELL, I THINK WE HAVE WIDE AREAS OF AGREEMENT WITH FRANCE ON SOUTH VIETNAM. WE HAVE SOME AREAS - LARGELY OF METHOD - WHERE WE ARE NOT IN AGREEMENT, BUT CERTAINLY WE HAVE THE SAME OBJECTIVES - WHICH ARE TO BRING ABOUT AN INDEPENDENT, SECURE SOUTH VIETNAM."



    REPORTER: "SOME OF YOUR DIPLOMATS ARE REPORTED AS SAYING THAT THEY FELT FRANCE WAS WORKING AGAINST THEM IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN?"



    BALL: "NO, THAT IS QUITE WRONG, AND I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THAT VERY CLEAR WHEN I WAS IN PARIS".




    Initials JM/B-TELE & V/MGT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE UNITED STATES IS BASICALLY IN FAVOUR OF THE POLISH PROPOSAL FOR A 6-NATION PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE ON THE LAOS CRISIS... THIS WAS MADE CLEAR BY THE UNITED STATES UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE, MR. GEORGE BALL DURING TALKS IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY), WITH BRITAIN'S FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR. BUTLER.

    (THE POLISH PROPOSAL CALLS FOR A CONFERENCE BETWEEN BRITAIN AND RUSSIA - AS CO- CHAIRMEN OF THE GENEVA CONFERENCE ON LAOS-INDIA, CANADA, POLAND AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THREE FEUDING FACTIONS IN LAOS. INDIA, CANADA AND POLAND MAKE UP THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSIONS ESTABLISHED TO SUPERVISE THE 1962 AGREEMENT TO MAKE THE KEEP LAOS A NEUTRAL AND INDEPENDENT STATE.)
    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN LONDON FROM PARIS AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ON SUNDAY,MR. BALL WAS INTERVIEWED BY OUR REPORTER.

    BESIDES MEETING MR. BUTLER TODAY IN LONDON, THE AMERICAN UNDER-SECRETARY ALSO HAD A MEETING WITH BRITAIN'S SECRETARY FOR TRADE SALES OF NON-MILITARY NUCLEAR REACTORS TO COMMUNIST COUNTRIES. (RUMANIA HAS RECENTLY APPROACHED BRITAIN AND THE U.S. ON THIS QUESTION.) LATER BOTH MINISTERS LEFT LONDON AIRPORT FOR GENEVA WHERE THEY'LL BE ATTENDING THE CLOSING STAGES OF THE UNITED NATIONS TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68K1Z1NJLVNK4Y8NS1UIQHGFK
    Media URN:
    VLVA68K1Z1NJLVNK4Y8NS1UIQHGFK
    Group:
    File reuters - Can Sell
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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