• Short Summary

    RIGHTWING TROOPS OF THE LAOTIAN POLICE CHIEF, GENERAL SIHO LAMPOUTAKAL AND ARMY GENERAL KOUPRASITH ABHAY WERE OUT IN STRENGTH IN THE STREETS OF VIENTIANE ON MONDAY - THE SEVENTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF LAOS CONSTITUTION DAY.

  • Description

    RIGHTWING TROOPS OF THE LAOTIAN POLICE CHIEF, GENERAL SIHO LAMPOUTAKAL AND ARMY GENERAL KOUPRASITH ABHAY WERE OUT IN STRENGTH IN THE STREETS OF VIENTIANE ON MONDAY - THE SEVENTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF LAOS CONSTITUTION DAY. THEY STAGED A PARADE BEFORE KING SAVANG VATTHANA.

    THE NEUTRALIST PRIME MINISTER PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA - OUSTED IN THE RECENT COUP AND THEN ASKED TO RETURN TO THE LEADERSHIP OF FACTION-TORN LAOS - SAID OF THE RECENT RIGHTWING COUP THAT IT HAD RELEASED THE SENTIMENTS OF A NATION WORRIED AND BITTER AFTER A LONG SERIES OF UNSUCCESSFUL TALKS AMONG THE RIVAL FACTION.

    LATER THE KING SPOKE IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE SEVENTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF LAOS CONSTITUTION DAY. HE CALLED FOR UNITY AMONG THE THREE FACTIONS - RIGHTWING, PRO-COMMUNIST AND NEUTRALIST - TO ACHIEVE PEACE AND HARMONY IN THE DIVIDED KINGDOM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6FIBLYHL934NBPBUIU2VD9OMM
    Media URN:
    VLVA6FIBLYHL934NBPBUIU2VD9OMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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