• Short Summary

    THE NORTH KOREANS HAVE CHARGED THE UNITED STATES WITH A VIOLATION OF THE PANMUNJON ARMISTICE.?

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    THE NORTH KOREANS HAVE CHARGED THE UNITED STATES WITH A VIOLATION OF THE PANMUNJON ARMISTICE. AT THE 284TH MEETING IN THE ARMISTICE CITY OF KOREA, NORTH KOREAN MAJOR-GENERAL CHOON-SUN LEE SAID THE PLANNED AMERICAN OPERATION, "FOCUS RETINA", TO BE HELD NEAR SEOUL, WAS A TRANSGRESSION FROM THE TREATY.

    THE UNITED NATIONS REPRESENTATIVE AT THE MEETING WAS U.S.A.F. MAJOR-GENERAL JAMES K. KNAPP. IN REPLY, THE U.N. CONDEMNED THE NORTH KOREANS FOR INITIATING OUTBURSTS OF FIRING AT U.N. OUTPOSTS ALONG THE BORDER OF NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA.

    EACH SIDE DECLINED TO RESPOND TO THE OTHER'S CHARGES. "FOCUS RETINA" IS SCHEDULED TO START TOMORROW (SUNDAY) WHEN 700 AMERICAN TROOPS WILL DROP BY PARACHUTE AFTER A 31-HOUR DIRECT FLIGHT FROM BASES IN THE U.S. THESE WILL JOIN UP WITH A FORCE OF MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND ARMY AND AIR FORCE MEN FOR THE FIVE-DAY WAR GAMES AT YOJU, 40 MILES (64 KMS.) SOUTH OF SEOUL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8AYTTPX9ITYY6FUJ09T8OMWOE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8AYTTPX9ITYY6FUJ09T8OMWOE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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