• Short Summary

    THE LAOTIAN NEUTRALIST PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, LEFT VIENTIANE ON THURSDAY FOR AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO HANOI, IN NORTH VIETNAM, AND PEKING.

  • Description

    1.
    SV PHOUMA, MAJOR-GENERAL SING RATTANASAMAY AND OTHERS
    0.07

    2.
    SLV PHOUMA ON SALUTING DAIS
    0.10

    3.
    LV SALUTING (2 SHOTS)
    0.15

    4.
    SV PHOUMA WALKS TO GUARDS
    0.20

    5.
    SLV INSPECTING GUARDS
    0.31

    6.
    SV SHAKES HANDS WITH OFFICIALS (2 SHOTS)
    0.43

    7.
    SLV HONOUR GUARDS AND OFFICIALS
    0.44

    8.
    SV HE SHAKES HANDS WITH GENERAL RATTANAWAMAY AND SECRETARY OF FINANCE, PHONGPHET PANRETH
    0.58

    9.
    SV WALKS TO PLANE
    1.05

    10.
    LV PLANE TAXIING OFF
    1.09



    Initials AA/V/MR/PC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LAOTIAN NEUTRALIST PRIME MINISTER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, LEFT VIENTIANE ON THURSDAY FOR AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO HANOI, IN NORTH VIETNAM, AND PEKING.

    SHORTLY BEFORE LEAVING HE ASKED GENERAL PHOUMI NOSAVAN AND PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG, LEADERS OF THE RIGHT AND LEFT WING POLITICAL FACTIONS, TO ARRANGE A MEETING BETWEEN THE THREE OF THEM TO TRY AND SETTLE DIFFERENCES IN POLICY.

    IT IS REPORTED THAT PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA IS DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE FAILURE OF THE COALITION GOVERNMENT TO UNIFY THE THREE FACTION IN LAOS; AND HIS TALKS WITH NORTH VIETNAM AND CHINESE LEADERS ARE AIMED AT SECURING LAOTIAN INDEPENDENCE AND NEUTRALITY.

    PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA SPENT ONE DAY IN NORTH VIETNAM AND THEN FLEW ON TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. HE SAID IN PEKING ON SATURDAY THAT NORTH VIETNAM HAD RESPONDED TO HIS REQUESTS TO HELP BRING PEACE AND NEUTRALITY TO LAOS, AND CHINA TOO HAS ALSO REAFFIRMED HER SUPPORT FOR LAOTIAN NEUTRALITY

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABVASB20TQ9BFN9BEFLVHYWTAL
    Media URN:
    VLVABVASB20TQ9BFN9BEFLVHYWTAL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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