• Short Summary

    Representatives of the South Vietnamese Government and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Viet Cong met in Paris on Monday (19 March) in the first of the long-delayed negotiations on the political future of South Vietnam.

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    Representatives of the South Vietnamese Government and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Viet Cong met in Paris on Monday (19 March) in the first of the long-delayed negotiations on the political future of South Vietnam.

    The talks were called for in the Vietnam peace agreement signed on January 27. Under the agreement, the two sides pledged to create a national council of concord and reconciliation within 90 days.

    The meeting took place at the historic Chateau de la Celle Saint Cloud, west of Paris.

    Leading the South Vietnamese delegation was Deputy Premier Nguyen Luu Vien, aided by Nguyen Xuan Phong who took part in the peace negotiations over the past four years.

    The Viet Cong delegation was led by Revolutionary Government Minister of State, Nguyen Van Hieu. His deputy, Dinh Ba Thi, was Viet Cong leader Madame Nguyen Thi Binh's right-hand man during the peace negotiations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABP7ZTR8WH3AT86933P0734K0R
    Media URN:
    VLVABP7ZTR8WH3AT86933P0734K0R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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