• Short Summary

    U.S. Secretary of Defence Mr. Melvin Laird, arrived in Saigon on Wednesday (November 3) and?

  • Description

    U.S. Secretary of Defence Mr. Melvin Laird, arrived in Saigon on Wednesday (November 3) and told reporters at the airport he was "confident" the U.S. would restore economic aid to South Vietnam. Referring to the recent shock cut in economic aid by Congress in Washington, Mr. Laird said he and President Nixon understood that South Vietnam's economy was dependent on the American aid. Military aid was not affected in the Congress cuts. Mr. Laird was in South Vietnam for talks on handing over the war effort to the Saigon Government.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAY4I6IZR75M0YW39342HTAYY4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAY4I6IZR75M0YW39342HTAYY4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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