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    As Vietnam peace hopes neared a climax in paris on Sunday (21 January), President Nixon prepared to hear a first-hand report to reaction on a new draft peace agreement from his special envoy, General Alexander Haig.

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    As Vietnam peace hopes neared a climax in paris on Sunday (21 January), President Nixon prepared to hear a first-hand report to reaction on a new draft peace agreement from his special envoy, General Alexander Haig.

    The General has spent the past week in talks with leaders in South Vietnam, Lacs, Cambodia and Thailand.

    On Saturday (20 January), he left Saigon by air for Seoul, capital of South Korea, for talks with President Park Chung Hee. No official reason was given for the trip, but it is believed he carried with his broad outlines of the new draft peace agreement.

    General Haig talked with United States Ambassador Mr. Ellsworth Bunker, and South Korean Ambassador Mr. Yang Soo Yoo, before boarding the United States Air Force Boeing 707 that took his to Seoul.

    He had earlier spent thirty minutes at a meeting with South Vietnam's President Nguyen Van Thieu.

    SYNOPSIS: Amid increasing hopes of a peace agreement in Vietnam, General Alexander Halg, special peace envoy for President Nixon,. leaves Tan Son Nhut airport in Saigon for South Korea for talks with President Park Chung Hee. He talked with U.S. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and South Korean Ambassador Yang Soo Yoo before leaving.

    Earlier,General Haig talked with South Vietnam's President Nguyen Van Thieu. In the past week, he also had talks in Laos,Cambodia and Thailand. After his South Korea visit, he was due to return to President Nixon with a first-hand report on reaction to a new draft Vietnam peace agreement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6RONZLSOSMOQOQPE8UZU12MM7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RONZLSOSMOQOQPE8UZU12MM7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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