• Short Summary

    NORTH VIETNAM HAS PROTESTED TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION ON VIETNAM AGAINST "CRIMINAL ACTS OF WAR" ON HER TERRITORY.

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    NORTH VIETNAM HAS PROTESTED TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION ON VIETNAM AGAINST "CRIMINAL ACTS OF WAR" ON HER TERRITORY.AMERICA'S BOMBING ATTACKS HAVE BEEN CONDEMNED BY THE HANOI GOVERNMENT AS AN "EXTREMELY GROSS VIOLATION" OF THE 1954 GENEVA AGREEMENTS UNDER WHICH THE COMMISSION WAS SET UP.

    THE UNITED STATES CALLED THIS A REPRISAL RAID - AN ANSWER TO VIET CONG ATTACKS ON AMERICAN INSTALLATIONS IN SOUTH VIETNAM.FORTY-NINE PLANES FROM THREE AIRCRAFT - CARRIES OF THE U.S.SEVENTH FLEET ON PATROL IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA TOOK PART IN THE AIR STRIKE.THREE OF THEM WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN SHOT DOWN.

    (THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IN SAIGON, GENERAL MAXWELL TAYLOR HAS SAID THE RECENT U.S.AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR STRIKE ON NORTH VIETNAM HAD MORE PSYCHOLOGICAL THAN MILITARY ADVANTAGES.HE SAID IN A TELEVISION INTERVIEW: "ON OUR SIDE OBJECT IS LIMITED, NAMELY TO OBLIGE HANOI, TO PERSUADE HANOI, TO DESIST IN ITS EFFORTS TO MAINTAIN INSURGENCY IN THIS COUNTRY".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA59PXR9FMUZRS0O5HZ53HTVQ9
    Media URN:
    VLVAA59PXR9FMUZRS0O5HZ53HTVQ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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