• Short Summary

    NINE TWO-HOUR SESSIONS OF TALKS BETWEEN A UNITED STATES DELEGATION AND ONE REPRESENTING CAMBODIA WERE ADJOURNED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WITHOUT AGREEMENT BEING REACHED.

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    NINE TWO-HOUR SESSIONS OF TALKS BETWEEN A UNITED STATES DELEGATION AND ONE REPRESENTING CAMBODIA WERE ADJOURNED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WITHOUT AGREEMENT BEING REACHED. THE MEETINGS TOOK PLACE AT THE HYDERABAD HOUSE IN NEW DELHI AND WERE AIMED AT DISCUSSING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. MAIN TALKING POINT WAS THE QUESTION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR SOUTH VIETNAM-CAMBODIAN BORDER INCIDENTS.

    AFTER THE TALKS, THE LEADER OF THE UNITED STATES DELEGATION, MR PHILIP BONSAL, SAID HE WAS RETURNING TO WASHINGTON TO REPORT THE CAMBODIAN PROPOSALS TO HIS GOVERNMENT. HE ADDED THEY WOULD REQUIRE CONSIDERABLE STUDY. THE OFFICIAL AMERICAN COMMUNIQUE AFTER THE TALKS SAID THAT THE UNITED STATES HAD PROPOSED THE MEETINGS WITH THE PRIMARY OBJECT OF MAKING ABSOLUTELY SURE THE CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT UNDERSTOOD THE AMERICAN POSITION. "THIS MUCH HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED." SAYS THE COMMUNIQUE, BUT ADDS: "IT WAS ALSO OUR HOPE TO FIND MEANS TO BRING ABOUT AN IMPROVEMENT IN RELATIONS BETWEEN US."
    A SEPARATE COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE CAMBODIAN DELEGATION SAYS THAT THEY PRESENTED A TWO-POINT BASIS FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF DIFFERENCES. FIRSTLY THE CAMBODIAN VILLAGES NEAR THE BORDER "MUST NO LONGER BE SUBJECT TO ANY AGGRESSION BY UNITED STATES AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE FORCES AND TO THE KIDNAPPING OF THEIR INHABITANTS." SECOND, THE UNITED STATES AND ITS ALLIES "MUST NO LONGER UNJUSTLY ACCUSE CAMBODIA OF BEING A PLACE OF PASSAGE FOR VIETCONG TROOPS OR OF THE TRANSIT OF ARMS FOR THE VIETCONG." THE COMMUNIQUE NOTED THAT THE UNITED STATES HAD TAKEN THE INITIATIVE TO INTERRUPT THE TALKS...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6WEFF9PV36RPTLQ2W3GENGDRD
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WEFF9PV36RPTLQ2W3GENGDRD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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