• Short Summary

    UNITED STATES AND NORTH VIETNAMESE DIPLOMATS SETTLED ALL PROCEDURAL QUESTIONS ON PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS TODAY (SATURDAY) AND ARE NOW READY TO BEGIN FULL-SCALE VIETNAM DISCUSSIONS ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    UNITED STATES AND NORTH VIETNAMESE DIPLOMATS SETTLED ALL PROCEDURAL QUESTIONS ON PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS TODAY (SATURDAY) AND ARE NOW READY TO BEGIN FULL-SCALE VIETNAM DISCUSSIONS ON MONDAY. THE MEETING BETWEEN THE TWO DEPUTY DELEGATES TO THE TALKS, MR. CYRUS R. VANCE AND COLONEL HA VAN LAU, WAS THE FIRST MEETING BETWEEN THE AMERICAN AND NORTH VIETNAMESE OFFICIALS.

    THE AMERICANS AND NORTH VIETNAMESE ARE MEETING AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE IN PARIS. AN AMERICAN SPOKESMAN SAID TODAY THAT THE TWO SIDES HAD AGREED TO DESCRIBE THE TALKS AS "OFFICIAL CONVERSATIONS". HE SAID THERE HAD BEEN NO DISCUSSION OF AN AGENDA AT TODAY'S PROCEDURAL MEETING, BUT AGREEMENT HAD BEEN REACHED ON THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND BOTH DELEGATIONS WOULD BEGIN BY MAKING OPENING STATEMENTS, AND "GO ON FROM THERE AS THEY SEE FIT".

    AGREEMENT WAS ALSO REACHED TO LIMIT THE SIZE OF EACH DELEGATION TO 20, INCLUDING ???ENOGRAPHERS AND TECHNICAL STAFF. HANOI HAS ALREADY SAID IT ???ARDS THE NUMBER ONE AGENDA ITEM AS THE "UNCONDITIONAL CESSATION OF U.S. BOMBING AND OTHER ACTS OF WAR."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7PCD07PILMUP4GWRN2W4QAODE
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PCD07PILMUP4GWRN2W4QAODE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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