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    SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT WAS UNANIMOUSLY RE-ELECTED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).?

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    SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT WAS UNANIMOUSLY RE-ELECTED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). THE VOTING WAS 120 IN FAVOUR, WITH ONE BALLOT PAPER INVALID.

    IN A SPEECH OF ACCEPTANCE, SECRETARY GENERAL U THANT CALLED FOR AN END TO THE CONFLICT IN VIETNAM, AND AN ATTACK OTHER WORLD PROBLEMS. HE THEN RE-AFFIRMED HIS OATH OF OFFICE.

    THE SECURITY COUNCIL, IN A CLOSED SESSION, SENT A RESOLUTION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECOMMENDING THE APPOINTMENT OF U THANT FOR ANOTHER TERM OF OFFICE.

    IN A SPEECH ACCEPTING HIS RE-ELECTION, U THANT SAID HE WOULD TAKE EVERY OCCASION TO RE-CALL THAT THE CONFLICT IN VIETNAM SHOULD BE ENDED. HE SAID HE WOULD WORK TOWARDS A SOLUTION TO BRING PEACE AND JUSTICE TO THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9R9JC3VJNYE15044SD7WELZV7
    Media URN:
    VLVA9R9JC3VJNYE15044SD7WELZV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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