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    LEADERS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT ATTENDED OFFICIAL RECEPTIONS GIVEN BY PREMIER PHAM VAN DONG AND THE CITY MAYOR IN HANOI RECENTLY.

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    LEADERS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT ATTENDED OFFICIAL RECEPTIONS GIVEN BY PREMIER PHAM VAN DONG AND THE CITY MAYOR IN HANOI RECENTLY.
    THE 12 MEMBERS OF THE NLF DELEGATION, ALL SOLDIERS INCLUDING THE THREE WOMEN, HAVE FOUGHT AGAINST THE UNITED STATES AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENTAL FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM DURING THE LAST FEW YEARS. THE OFFICIAL FILM SHOWS THE DELEGATION, LED BY DR. PHUNG VAN CUNG, AT THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF PREMIER PHAM VAN DONG WHO WAS JOINED BY THE FOREIGN MINISTER, THE DEFENCE MINISTER AND THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE LABOUR PARTY TO GREET THEM. MR. LE DOC TUH, SPECIAL CONSULTANT TO THE NORTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION IN PARIS WAS ALSO THERE.
    THE PREMIER COMMENDED THE RECENT ACTIVITIES OF THE NLF AND EMPHASISED THEIR NEED TO STRIVE FOR A UNITED NORTH AND SOUTH VIETNAM. IN REPLY, DR. PHUNG VAN CUNG THANKED NORTH VIETNAM FOR HELP IN CONTINUING THEIR FIGHT AGAINST OUTSIDE CONTROL.
    THE OFFICIAL FILM ALSO SHOWS ANOTHER RECEPTION WHICH TOOK PLACE THE NEXT DAY (1 MARCH) AT BADEN HALL IN HANOI. ON BEHALF OF HANOI CITY COMMITTEE, THE VIETNAM LABOUR PARTY AND THE FATHERLAND FRONT. MAYOR TRON DUY HUNG PROMISED TO HELP THE NLF TO COMPLETE VICTORY OVER SOUTH VIETNAM. DR. PHUNG VAN CUNG AGAIN EXPRESSED HIS THANKS. AFTER THE MEETING, HE PRESENTED THE MAYOR WITH A U.S. MACHINE-GUN CAPTURED LAST YEAR IN SAIGON. IN RETURN, HANOI CITY GAVE THE DELEGATION A RED FLAG.
    THE LEADERS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT WERE INVITED TO HANOI BY THE GOVERNMENT OF NORTH VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB7980BSPG3BL5MZVEUJURGVQR
    Media URN:
    VLVAB7980BSPG3BL5MZVEUJURGVQR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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