• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES CHIEF NEGOTIATOR AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS, MR. AVERELL HARRIMAN, ON WEDNESDAY?

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES CHIEF NEGOTIATOR AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS, MR. AVERELL HARRIMAN, ON WEDNESDAY BRIEFED PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON AND HIS CABINET AT THE WHITE HOUSE. HE LATER TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE WILL ASK FOR A FORMAL TRUCE IN THE DEMILITARISED ZONE BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH VIETNAM, TO REPLACE THE PRESENT INFORMAL AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTH VIETNAMESE.

    MR. HARRIMAN SAID THAT SOME BUT NOT ALL NORTH VIETNAMESE FORCES HAD WITHDRAWN FROM THE ZONE. HE CALLED THE INCOMPLETE WITHDRAWAL "MOST ANNOYING" TO THE UNITED STATES.

    THE AMBASSADOR ASSERTED THE U.S. IN ITS SECRET ARRANGEMENTS WITH HANOI TO END THE BOMBING HAD INSISTED ON TWO CONDITIONS FOR SERIOUS TALKS: ONE, THE NORTH VIETNAMESE MUST STAY OUT OF THE DEMILITARISED ZONE, SECONDLY, THEY AND VIET CONG MUST NOT "INDISCRIMINATELY" SHELL MAJOR SOUTH VIETNAMESE CITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA86VPD3UH3A8B1854DO0FY84W6
    Media URN:
    VLVA86VPD3UH3A8B1854DO0FY84W6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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