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    THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND AND NORTH KOREA CLASHED AT A PANMUNJON CONFERENCE LAST THURSDAY OVER CLAIMED VIOLATIONS OF THE KOREAN ARMISTICE AGREEMENT.

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    THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND AND NORTH KOREA CLASHED AT A PANMUNJON CONFERENCE LAST THURSDAY OVER CLAIMED VIOLATIONS OF THE KOREAN ARMISTICE AGREEMENT.

    UNITED STATES REAR ADMIRAL, JOHN SMITH, THE SENIOR U.N. COMMAND DELEGATE, ACCUSED THE NORTH KOREANS OF AMBUSHING A U.N. COMMAND VEHICLE NEAR PANMUNJON LAST SUNDAY. TWO AMERICAN MILITARY POLICEMEN AND TWO SOUTH KOREAN SOLDIERS WERE KILLED IN THE ATTACK. THE SENIOR NORTH KOREAN REPRESENTATIVE, MAJOR-GENERALAL PARK CHUNG-KUK DENIED THE AMBUSH AND COUNTER-CHARGED THAT THE U.N. COMMAND HAD SENT ARMED PERSONNEL ACROSS THE ZONE TO ATTACK NORTHERN POSTS THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY. ADMIRAL SMITH DESCRIBED THESE CHARGES AS "OUTRIGHT LIES."

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    Film ID:
    VLVABQ8KFCIYWFEWDPWT4Z4KQMEUW
    Media URN:
    VLVABQ8KFCIYWFEWDPWT4Z4KQMEUW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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