• Short Summary

    AS TRIBUTES TO THE LATE PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH CONTINUE TO FLOOD INTO HANOI, SPECIAL SERVICES WERE HELD TODAY AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY IN ALGIERS.

  • Description


    EMBASSY; FLOWERS; MOURNERS; PHOTOGRAPH OF LATE PRESIDENT; MOURNERS SIGNING BOOK OF CONDOLENCES.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AS TRIBUTES TO THE LATE PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH CONTINUE TO FLOOD INTO HANOI, SPECIAL SERVICES WERE HELD TODAY AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY IN ALGIERS.

    ALGERIAN PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE ANNOUNCED A THREE-DAY PERIOD OF MOURNING FOR THE DEAD LEADER AND FLAGS THROUGHOUT THE CITY WERE FLYING AT HALF MAST.

    AT THE NORTH VIETNAMESE EMBASSY FLOWERS ARRIVED THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND A BOOK OF CONDOLENCES WAS OPEN FOR MOURNERS TO SIGN BENEATH A PORTRAIT OF THE LATE PRESIDENT.

    ALTHOUGH OFFICIAL HANOI NEWS MEDIA HAVE GIVEN NO INDICATION WHEN THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD, THE NORTH KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY REPORTED YESTERDAY IT WILL TAKE PLACE NEXT WEDNESDAY (10 SEPT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAG97CKD9PNO06PR3J5Q7EU93Y
    Media URN:
    VLVAAG97CKD9PNO06PR3J5Q7EU93Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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