• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICES HEAD OFFICE IN NEW DELHI WAS THE SITE FOR ANTI-UNITED STATES DEMONSTRATIONS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY APRIL 28).

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICES HEAD OFFICE IN NEW DELHI WAS THE SITE FOR ANTI-UNITED STATES DEMONSTRATIONS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY APRIL 28). MEMBERS OF THE NEW DELHI YOUTH FEDERATION WERE PROTESTING AGAINST WHAT THEY CALLED UNITED STATES INTERFERENCE IN THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF CAMBODIA.

    ABOUT 100 DEMONSTRATORS CHANTED ANTI-AMERICAN SLOGANS AND LATER BURNT AN EFFIGY OF PRESIDENT NIXON.

    IN WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT NIXON WAS MEETING WITH HIS ADVISORS SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM ROGERS DEFENCE SECRETARY MELVIN LAIRD AND DR. HENRY KISSINGER, WHITE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS ADVISER, TO DISCUSS THE CAMBODIAN SITUATION.

    TODAY, PRESIDENT NIXON WAS REPORTED TO HAVE APPROVED THE SUPPLY OF 4,000 TO 5,000 MORE RIFLES TO CAMBODIAN TROOPS BATTLING NORTH VIETNAMESE AND VIET CONG INVADERS.

    ANOTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WHICH CAME FROM THE PENTAGON TODAY SAID THAT THE UNITED STATES WILL PROVIDE ADVISERS, TACTICAL AIR STRIKES AND OTHER SUPPORT FOR SOUTH VIETNAMESE OPERATIONS IN THE "PARROT BEAK" AREA OF CAMBODIA. THE STATEMENT SAID THE ASSISTANCE WAS PROVIDED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT AND WAS A NECESSARY AND EFFECTIVE MEASURE TO SAVE THE LIVES OF U.S. AND OTHER TROOPS IN VIETNAM.

    PRESIDENT NIXON IS STILL CONSIDERING CAMBODIAN'S APPEAL FOR DIRECT MILITARY AID FROM THE U.S. HE WILL MAKE A NATIONWIDE TELEVISED ADDRESS TOMORROW NIGHT DURING WHICH HE WILL SPEAK ON THE CAMBODIAN SITUATION AND ON THE POSITION OF U.S. FORCES IN VIETNAM. THE PRESIDENT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE HIS DECISION IN THE REQUEST OF CAMBODIA'S PRIME MINISTER GENERAL LON NOL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSC6NOTUER30KP1FDW5WFM4XW
    Media URN:
    VLVABSC6NOTUER30KP1FDW5WFM4XW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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