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    THE CHIEF NORTH VIETNAMESE NEGOTIATOR AT THE VIETNAM PEACE TALKS IN PARIS, XUAN THUY, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) REJECTED A REQUESTED BY THE UNITED STATES NEGOTIATOR, MR.

  • Description

    THE CHIEF NORTH VIETNAMESE NEGOTIATOR AT THE VIETNAM PEACE TALKS IN PARIS, XUAN THUY, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) REJECTED A REQUESTED BY THE UNITED STATES NEGOTIATOR, MR. AVERELL HARRIMAN, THAT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE "STOP PUBLIC POLEMICS" AT THE TALKS AND "GET ON WITH CONSTRUCTIVE DISCUSSIONS". MR. HARRIMAN TOLD REPORTERS HE MADE THE REQUEST PERSONALLY TO XUAN THUY DURING TODAY'S THREE-HOUR SESSION.

    AT TODAY'S SESSION OF TALKS, XUAN THUY ALSO REJECTED AMERICAN DEMANDS FOR RECIPROCITY AND MUTUAL DE-ESCALATION OF THE WAR AND SAID IT WAS UP TO THE AMERICANS TO CALL OFF THE BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM. "IN THE EVENT OF THESE OFFICIAL CONVERSATIONS FALLING TO ACHIEVE RESULTS, THE AMERICAN SIDE MUST BEAR FULL AND ENTIRE RESPONSIBILITY" XUAN THUY SAID.

    MR. HARRIMAN WARNED THE NORTH VIETNAMESE THAT "CALLOUS ATTACKS AGAINST SAIGON AND OTHER CITIES OF SOUTH VIETNAM ARE TO CONDUCIVE TO PROGRESS IN PARIS." THE TWO SIDES AGREED TO A FOUR-DAY RECESS AND WILL MEET AGAIN NEXT MONDAY. THIS IS THE LONGEST RECESS BETWEEN SESSIONS SINCE THE TALKS OPENED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9WQETMM6Q416JG1XAI2V3Q3DC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WQETMM6Q416JG1XAI2V3Q3DC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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