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    FORMER PRESIDENT OF FRANCE M. VINCENT AURIOL, ARRIVED IN VIENTIANE ON MARCH 24 FROM BANGKOK.

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    FORMER PRESIDENT OF FRANCE M. VINCENT AURIOL, ARRIVED IN VIENTIANE ON MARCH 24 FROM BANGKOK.

    MR. AURIOL, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY LAO GIRLS, WHO GAVE THEM FLOWERS, THE PREMIER PRINCE BOUN OUM, DEFENSE MINISTER GEN. PHOUMI NOSAVAN, FRENCH AMBASSADOR LOUIS PIERRE FALAIZE AND OTHERS.

    MR. AURIOL MET THE FRENCH COMMUNITY AND OFFICERS IN THE AIRPORT BUILDING, OPENED ONLY THREE DAYS EARLIER, AND LATER STEPPED OUT ON A DAIS WHEN THE BAND PLAYED THE FRENCH AND LAOTIAN NATIONAL ANTHEMS.

    AT THE AIRPORT HE SAID: "THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE VISITED LAOS. I AM VERY GLAD TO BE HERE BECAUSE I SIGNED THE CHARTER OF INDEPENDENCE FOR LAOS AND THE LAO-FRIENDSHIP TREATY".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9WJJW096A0LZLRVDZSANT630B
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WJJW096A0LZLRVDZSANT630B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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