• Short Summary

    THE 8TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ASIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS UNION OPENED AT TOKYO PRINCE HOTEL ON THE MORNING OF SEPTEMBER 12TH ATTENDED BY 200 DELEGATES INCLUDING REPUBLIC OF CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, INDONESIA, KHMER REPUBLIC, KINGDOM OF LAOS, REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, THAILAND, REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, AND NEW ZEALAND AND ALSO 100 JAPANESE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE AND THE HOUSE OF COUNCILLORS.

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    THE 8TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ASIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS UNION OPENED AT TOKYO PRINCE HOTEL ON THE MORNING OF SEPTEMBER 12TH ATTENDED BY 200 DELEGATES INCLUDING REPUBLIC OF CHINA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, INDONESIA, KHMER REPUBLIC, KINGDOM OF LAOS, REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, THAILAND, REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, AND NEW ZEALAND AND ALSO 100 JAPANESE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE AND THE HOUSE OF COUNCILLORS. MR. NOBUSUKE KISHI, FORMER PREMIER AND PRESIDENT, 8TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF APU ADDRESSED THAT THE ASIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS UNION (APU) WAS ORGANIZED IN TOKYO IN 1965 BY THE INITIATIVE OF PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM THE NATIONS IN ASIA-REPUBLIC OF CHINA, JAPAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, PHILIPPINES AND THAILAND. PEACE, STABILITY AND PROSPERITY ARE THE GREATEST DESIRES OF THE ASIAN PEOPLE, YET, THERE IS TENSION AND STRIFE IS ASIA AND MANY ARE SUFFERING FROM POVERTY AND DISEASE IN THE LIGHT OF THIS SITUATION, THE APU AIMS AT ACHIEVING AND PRESERVING FULL FREEDOM AND GENUINE DEMOCRACY. THEREBY SECURING PEACE AND PROSPERITY IN ASIA. HUMANITY MUST BE PRESERVED FROM DISASTROUS STRIFE AND UNTOLD MISERY. MR. KU X CHENG-KANG, PRESIDENT CHINESE NATIONAL GROUP OF APU READS A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO THE APU BY GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK AND THE SHALL DISCUSS VARIOUS ISSUES IN ASIA UNTIL SEPTEMBER 16TH. THE ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE OF THE APU, UNPRECEDENTED IN THE ASIAN HISTORY. RECEIVED THE ENTHUSIASTIC RESPONSE OF THE ASIAN NATIONS. AT PRESENT, THE FOLLOWING TEN COUNTRIES HAVE BEEN ADMITTED AS REGULAR MEMBERS OF THE APU SUCH AS REPUBLIC OF CHINAM, LAOS. INDONESIA MALAYSIA, JAPAN, PHILIPPINES KHMER REPUBLIC THAILAND, REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM. THE OBSERVERS ARE AUSTRALIA INDIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAKYFKQ1VSB70T0K704BFFFG13
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKYFKQ1VSB70T0K704BFFFG13
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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