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    North Vietnam's chief negotiator Le Duc Tho left Paris on Friday (15 December) after ten days of Vietnam peace talks with United States envoy Dr.

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    GV Orly airport (3 shots)
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    2.
    SV INT. Le Duc Tho enters room & shakes hands with officers & meets the press (3 shots)
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    3.
    CU Xuan Thuy
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    4.
    CU Madame Binh
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    5.
    SCU Le Duc Tho talking to officials (2 shots)
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    SV People in press room
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    7.
    SCU Le Duc Tho shakes hands with own countrymen and waves to pressmen and leaves (2 shots)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: North Vietnam's chief negotiator Le Duc Tho left Paris on Friday (15 December) after ten days of Vietnam peace talks with United States envoy Dr. Henry Kissinger. On his departure, Le Duc Tho said he would maintain contact with Dr. Kissinger in the search for a Vietnam ceasefire agreement.

    Speaking at Orly Airport in Paris, the Hanoi emissary said that he and Dr. Kissinger had agreed to make no comment on the private negotiations they have had.

    Mr. Tho was asked whether he would return to Paris soon, but said he had not yet fixed the date.

    Dr. Kissinger has already reported to President Nixon on his latest ceasefire negotiations with Le Duc Tho. He left Paris on Wednesday night.

    Both countries have left expert groups behind to continue talks at a lower level on detailed matters.

    SYNOPSIS: North Vietnam's chief negotiator, Le Duc Tho, left Orly Airport, Paris on Friday after completing ten days of Vietnam Peace talks with Dr. Henry Kissinger of the United States. Le Duc Tho was farewelled by Government officials and spoke briefly with pressmen. He told reporters that he would maintain contact with Dr. Kissinger in the search for a Vietnam ceasefire agreement.

    Questioned about his possible return to Paris, Le Duc Tho said that he had not yet fixed a date for his return. Dr. Kissinger has already reported to President Nixon on his ceasefire negotiations with Le Duc Tho. Dr. Kissinger returned to the United States on Wednesday. However, both countries have left expert groups behind in Paris to continue talks at a lower level on detailed matters.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAEDYQ2A8AYCMZETVJD7WB4DEY
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEDYQ2A8AYCMZETVJD7WB4DEY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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