• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOY TO CAMBODIA, MR. CHESTER BOWLES, WAS TODAY (TUESDAY) HAVING HIS FIRST?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOY TO CAMBODIA, MR. CHESTER BOWLES, WAS TODAY (TUESDAY) HAVING HIS FIRST MEETING WITH THE CAMBODIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR SON SANN AND MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT.

    MR BOWLES IS EXPECTED TO GIVE FRESH ASSURANCES ABOUT UNITED STATES POLICY TO THE CAMBODIAN HEAD OF STATE, PRINCE NORODOM SIHANOUK, WHO HAS BEEN PURSUING A DELICATE NEUTRALIST COURSE ON THE EDGE OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

    MR. BOWLES LEFT NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR CAMBODIA. AT THE AIRPORT HE SPOKE INFORMALLY TO REPORTERS, BUT REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS VISIT TO CAMBODIA.

    AMERICAN MILITARY COMMANDERS IN VIETNAM ARE SEEKING THE RIGHT TO PURSUE RETREATING VIET CONG FORCES INTO CAMBODIA, A COURSE PRINCE SIHANOUK HAS REJECTED. MR BOWLES, UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO INDIA, IS EXPECTED TO HAVE HIS FIRST MEETING WITH THE PRINCE TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY). BUT, PRINCE SIHANOUK HAS SAID HE WILL REFUSE TO DISCUSS PERMITTING AMERICAN TROOPS TO CROSS INTO CAMBODIAN TERRITORY FROM VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9DZCD85P7NE65TINL04JMK95S
    Media URN:
    VLVA9DZCD85P7NE65TINL04JMK95S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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