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    THE LEADERS OF SEVEN COUNTRIES FIGHTING THE VIET CONG IN SOUTH VIETNAM BEGAN THEIR MEETING TODAY (MONDAY) IN MANILA IN WHAT HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS "A COUNCIL OF PEACE, NOT WAR." THE LEADERS ARRIVED IN THE PHILIPPINES-CAPITAL YESTERDAY TO A GENERALLY WARM RECEPTION, AND ARE MEETING IN MANILA'S HALL OF CONGRESS.

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    THE LEADERS OF SEVEN COUNTRIES FIGHTING THE VIET CONG IN SOUTH VIETNAM BEGAN THEIR MEETING TODAY (MONDAY) IN MANILA IN WHAT HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS "A COUNCIL OF PEACE, NOT WAR." THE LEADERS ARRIVED IN THE PHILIPPINES-CAPITAL YESTERDAY TO A GENERALLY WARM RECEPTION, AND ARE MEETING IN MANILA'S HALL OF CONGRESS.

    TAKING PART IN THE TWO-DAY TALKS ARE PRESIDENT JOHNSON, OF THE UNITED STATES; PRIME MINISTER HAROLD HOLT, OF AUSTRALIA; PREMIER MINISTER KEITH HOLYCAKE, OF NEW ZEALAND; PRESIDENT CHUNG HEE PARK, OF SOUTH KOREA; PRIME MINISTER THANOM KITTIKACHORN, OF THAILAND; THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU AND PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY.

    THERE WAS ONE SMALL ANTI-AMERICAN DEMONSTRATION YESTERDAY OUTSIDE THE HOTEL MANILA, WHERE ALL THE DELEGATIONS ARE STAYING. THE SEVEN DELEGATIONS LEFT THE HOTEL THIS MORNING AND DROVE TO THE CONGRESS BUILDING WITH STRONG SECURITY ESCORTS. THE DELEGATES UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED PRESIDENT MARCOS CHAIRMAN OF THE NOMINATION OF MR. HOLYOAKE.

    PRESIDENT MARCOS CALLED FOR "A NEW FRONTIER OF NOBILITY" TO EMERGE FROM THE MEETING. "THIS MUST BE A COUNCIL OF PEACE, NOT OF WAR," HE SAID. THE PHILIPPINES LEADER STRESSED THE URGENT NEED TO IMPROVE THE DANGEROUS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF ASIA TO AVERT THE THREAT OF WAR. HE ALSO INSISTED ON THE RIGHT OF ASIANS TO FIND A SOLUTION TO ASIAN PROBLEMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8G7UZI5ID80I8UJOQR0JH4YXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8G7UZI5ID80I8UJOQR0JH4YXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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