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    United States Defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird yesterday (Friday) hinted that there would be little?

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    United States Defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird yesterday (Friday) hinted that there would be little difficulty in pulling all U.S. forces out of Vietnam by the end of the year. But the problem, he added, was ferrying back support equipment -- and this could prolong the withdrawal period.

    Mr. Laird was questioned by newsmen as he prepared to fly from Washington to Japan and South Korea. His replies were cautious when asked about this week's peace initiative from the Viet Cong negotiators at the Paris talks -- which included a pledge to release American prisoners in response to the U.S. withdrawal:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O48EZNDLMTHLON04S1OP9ASD
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O48EZNDLMTHLON04S1OP9ASD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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