• Short Summary

    LAST WEEK A BIG RALLY WAS HELD IN PYONGYANG, THE CAPITAL OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA.

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    LAST WEEK A BIG RALLY WAS HELD IN PYONGYANG, THE CAPITAL OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA. SOME 200,000 ATTENDED THE RALLY AND HEARD THEIR LEADERS DEMAND THE IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF UNITED STATES TROOPS FROM SOUTH KOREA.

    ATTENDING THE RALLY WERE KIM CHANG MAN, LEADER OF THE KOREAN WORKERS' PARTY AND GOVERNMENT, AND MADAME THEJA GUNAWARDHANA. CHAIRMAN OF THE BUREAU OF THE ASIAN ECONOMIC SEMINAR, AS WELL AS DELEGATION LEADERS AND GUESTS FROM VARIOUS COUNTRIES WHO WERE ATTENDING THE SECOND ASIAN ECONOMIC SEMINAR IN PYONGYANG.

    SPEAKING AT THE RALLY, KIM WAL RYONG, CHAIRMAN OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS OF KOREA, STRONGLY CONDEMNED WHAT HE TERMED THE "U.S.. IMPERIALISTS AGGRESSIVE WAR AGAINST KOREA AND THE MONSTROUS CRIMES THEY HAVE PERPETRATED IN SOUTH KOREA." HE DECLARED THAT VICTORY BELONGED TO THE KOREAN PEOPLE WHO WERE FIGHTING FOR NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE, FREEDOM AND PEACE.

    OTHER SPEAKERS AT THE RALLY INCLUDED MADAME GUNAWARDHANA. NAN HAN-CHEN, LEADER OF THE CHINESE DELEGATION TO THE SECOND ASIAN ECONOMIC SEMINAR; AND GUESTS FROM MALI, BOLIVIA, AND THE HEAD OF A DELEGATION OF THE SOUTH VIETNAM NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT. THEY ALL CONDEMNED THE PRESENCE OF THE UNITED STATES IN SOUTH KOREA AND EXPRESSED THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE KOREAN PEOPLE'S STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND REUNIFICATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78F9ZZZB0DOK3VAU3O17PMP1W
    Media URN:
    VLVA78F9ZZZB0DOK3VAU3O17PMP1W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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