• Short Summary

    GENERAL KOUPRASITH ABHAY, MILITARY GOVERNOR OF VIENTIANE, THE LOATIAN CAPITAL, WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APRIL COUP STAGED IN THE CAPITAL THIS YEAR, ATTENDED THE OPENING OF A COURSE FOR MILITARY OFFICERS ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    GENERAL KOUPRASITH ABHAY, MILITARY GOVERNOR OF VIENTIANE, THE LOATIAN CAPITAL, WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APRIL COUP STAGED IN THE CAPITAL THIS YEAR, ATTENDED THE OPENING OF A COURSE FOR MILITARY OFFICERS ON MONDAY.

    ALSO THERE WAS THE NEUTRALIST PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, TO OPEN THE COURSE. THE PRINCE WAS GREETED BY A MILITARY GUARD OF HONOUR WHO PRESENTED ARMS. GENERAL PHOUMI NOSAVAN, LEADER OF THE RIGHTWING FACTION, WAS AT THE PRINCE'S SIDE.

    IN HIS SPEECH, PRIME MINISTER PHOUMA TOLD THE GATHERING, WHICH INCLUDED DIPLOMATIC MILITARY ATTACHES ABOUT THE LATEST SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY AND WHAT HE HAD ATTAINED AT THE NON-ALIGNED CONFERENCE HELD IN CAIRO.

    WHILE THE OFFICERS ARE UNDERGOING COURSES IN MILITARY WARFARE, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THREE FACTIONS -- NEUTRAL, RIGHTWING AND COMMUNIST PATHET LAO -- ARE IN THE FRENCH CAPITAL OF PARIS, ENDEAVOURING TO FIND WAYS OF SOLVING THE LAOTIAN CRISIS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA04P2RNSTPBKQF2328LC84Q70
    Media URN:
    VLVAA04P2RNSTPBKQF2328LC84Q70
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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