• Short Summary

    LOATIAN NEUTRALIST AND LEFTWING REPRESENTATIVES BEGAN A SERIES OF DISCUSSIONS IN VIENTIANE, THE CAPITAL OF LAOS, ON JULY 3 TO PREPARE FOR PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA AND HIS HALF-BROTHER "RED PRINCE" SOUPHANOUVONG.

  • Description

    LOATIAN NEUTRALIST AND LEFTWING REPRESENTATIVES BEGAN A SERIES OF DISCUSSIONS IN VIENTIANE, THE CAPITAL OF LAOS, ON JULY 3 TO PREPARE FOR PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA AND HIS HALF-BROTHER "RED PRINCE" SOUPHANOUVONG.

    THE OFFICIALS DISCUSSED SECURITY FOR THE DELEGATES TO THE PRINCE "SUMMIT" ON THE PLAIN OF JARS IN CENTRAL LAOS, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE SOON.

    THEY ALSO AGREED TO MET THRICE WEEKLY UNTIL MATTERS OF PROCEDURE AND SECURITY ARE WORKED OUT.

    THE PATHET LAO IS BEING REPRESENTED IN THE PRELIMINARY DISCUSSIONS BY MR. TIAO SOUK VONGSAK AND MR. KHAM PEUAN TOUMALON, SENIOR PATHET LAO OFFICIALS REMAINING IN THE COALITION GOVERNMENT IN VIENTIANE.

    NEUTRALIST OFFICIALS ARE MR. TIAO SISOUMANG SISALEUMSAK, POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS MINISTER AND MR. KHAMPHENG BOUPHA, SECRETARY OF STATE FOR RURAL AFFAIRS.

    A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AFTER THE MEETING SAID THAT THE VIENTAINE TALKS ARE IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY ARE A PRELUDE TO THE "SUMMIT" MEETING WHICH IT WAS HOPED WOULD BE "DECISIVE".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA92AV04B1CB7AKN0RQ17UQ2JLC
    Media URN:
    VLVA92AV04B1CB7AKN0RQ17UQ2JLC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1963
    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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