• Short Summary

    On Tuesday, 23rd. February, Cambodia's Acting Premier, Prince Sisowath Sirik Matak, made his first public?

  • Description

    On Tuesday, 23rd. February, Cambodia's Acting Premier, Prince Sisowath Sirik Matak, made his first public appearance since taking over the country's leadership on the 8th. February when General Lon Nol suffered a stroke.

    At the Cambodian Defence Ministry, men of the 1st. Infantry Brigade paraded for Prince Sirik Matak, himself a three-star General and also deputising for General Lon Nol as Defence Minister and armed forces chief. Prince Sirik Matak presented the 1st. Infantry Brigade commander with his country's highest army award.

    General Lon Nol is now recuperating in Hawaii from a stroke, and is expected to return to Cambodia within two weeks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9VWSXP6TKHZTEIF8MXLJPKPIO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9VWSXP6TKHZTEIF8MXLJPKPIO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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