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    THE HEAD OF NORTH VIETNAM'S PEACE NEGOTIATING TEAM, M. XUAN THUY, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY?

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    THE HEAD OF NORTH VIETNAM'S PEACE NEGOTIATING TEAM, M. XUAN THUY, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) AND IMMEDIATELY MADE IT CLEAR THAT HIS SIDE MEANT BUSINESS IN FINDING A SOLUTION IN VIETNAM. THE 55-YEAR-OLD DIPLOMAT TOLD NEWSMEN AT LE BOURGET AIRPORT THAT NORTH VIETNAM WOULD APPROACH THE DISCUSSIONS SERIOUSLY TO TRY TO END THE WAR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, A WAR WHICH HE SAID HAD BEEN PROVOKED BY THE AMERICANS.

    M. THUY SAID HE HAD COME TO PARIS TO DISCUSS WITH THE AMERICANS AN UNCONDITIONAL HALT TO THE BOMBING AND OTHER ACTS OF WAR AGAINST HIS COUNTRY AS WELL AS "OTHER PROBLEMS OF INTEREST TO THE TWO PARTIES." M. THUY FLEW IN TO PARIS FROM MOSCOW WHERE HE HAD MET THE SOVIET PREMIER, MR KOSYGIN. AT LE BOURGET A LARGE GROUP OF VIETNAMESE WAVING NORTH VIETNAMESE FLAGS AND BANNERS WERE WAITING. THE LEADING AMERICAN NEGOTIATOR, MR AVERELL HARRIMAN, ARRIVED IN PARIS FROM WASHINGTON TONIGHT. THE CRUCIAL, PROBABLY PROTRACTED, TALKS OPEN TOMORROW (FRIDAY) IN THE GREY STONE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE - NEAR THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE - THE CULMINATION OF YEARS OF EFFORT TO BRING THE TWO SIDES TO THE CONFERENCE TABLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7FLLLWDR3P5O0G5H99H146AEZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7FLLLWDR3P5O0G5H99H146AEZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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