• Short Summary

    The much postponed 14-nation conference on Laos, opened May 16 in Geneva, Switzerland, with an appeal by Prince Nurodom Sihanouk Chief of State of Cambodia - the original proposer of the conference - to allow the Laotian people to decide their own future "without the two camps (east and west) pushing them or holding them back."
    Among those at the opening session: Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi who launched an attack on American militarism; Mr Krishna Menon, leader of the Indian delegation; Lord Home, British Foreign Secretary and conference co-chairman; and Foreign Minister Couve de Murville of France.

  • Description

    The much postponed 14-nation conference on Laos, opened May 16 in Geneva, Switzerland, with an appeal by Prince Nurodom Sihanouk Chief of State of Cambodia - the original proposer of the conference - to allow the Laotian people to decide their own future "without the two camps (east and west) pushing them or holding them back."
    Among those at the opening session: Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi who launched an attack on American militarism; Mr Krishna Menon, leader of the Indian delegation; Lord Home, British Foreign Secretary and conference co-chairman; and Foreign Minister Couve de Murville of France.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA98H25S5VYWSU8EX4NNIC39E9C
    Media URN:
    VLVA98H25S5VYWSU8EX4NNIC39E9C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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