• Short Summary

    THE 295TH MEETING OF THE KOREAN MILITARY ARMISTICE COMMISSION WAS HELD IN THE ARMISTICE VILLAGE OF PANMUNJOM ON THURSDAY (SEPTEMBER 25).

  • Description

    THE 295TH MEETING OF THE KOREAN MILITARY ARMISTICE COMMISSION WAS HELD IN THE ARMISTICE VILLAGE OF PANMUNJOM ON THURSDAY (SEPTEMBER 25). BOTH THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND AND NORTH KOREA USED THE MEETING TO TRADE ROUTINE CHARGES OF ARMISTICE AGREEMENT VIOLATIONS.

    NEITHER THE U.N. COMMAND NOR THE NORTH KOREANS BROACHED THE SUBJECT OF THE THREE AMERICAN HELICOPTER CREWMEN HELD PRISONERS IN NORTH KOREA SINCE THEIR HELICOPTER WAS SHOT DOWN, NORTH OF THE DEMILITARISED ZONE ON AUGUST 17.

    NORTH KOREA'S SENIOR NEGOTIATOR, MAJOR-GENERAL CHUN-SUN RI, OPENED THE MEETING BY ACCUSING THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND OF "PROVOCATIVE ACTS IN WANTON VIOLATIONS OF THE ARMISTICE, TO UNLEASH ANOTHER BLOOD WAR IN KOREA".

    HE ALSO CHARGE THE U.N. COMMAND NEGOTIATOR, MAJOR-GENERAL ARTHUR H. ADAMS, WITH "FIRING HUNDREDS OF SHELLS AND BULLETS" INTO THE NORTH KOREAN SIDE OF THE DEMILITARISED ZONE ON SEPTEMBER 20.

    MAJOR-GENERAL CHUN-SUN RI DESCRIBED THE ALLEGED INCIDENTS AS "ANOTHER GRAVE VIOLATION OF THE ARMISTICE AGREEMENT".

    THE MEETING WAS CALLED BY THE NORTH KOREANS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABKIOYCD5NDD0K3H42PNKJ5W3D
    Media URN:
    VLVABKIOYCD5NDD0K3H42PNKJ5W3D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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