• Short Summary

    THE EIGHTH CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN ARMIES OPENED IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON MONDAY (23 SEPTEMBER) ATTENDED BY TOP MILITARY CHIEFS FROM 17 COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    THE EIGHTH CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN ARMIES OPENED IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON MONDAY (23 SEPTEMBER) ATTENDED BY TOP MILITARY CHIEFS FROM 17 COUNTRIES.

    THE CONFERENCE, WHICH LASTS UNTIL FRIDAY (27 SEPTEMBER), WILL BE CENTERED AROUND DISCUSSIONS ON SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT.

    COUNTRIES OFFICIALLY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONFERENCE ARE ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, BOLIVIA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, GUYANA, HONDURAS, NICARAGUA, PARAGUAY, PERU, URUGUAY, UNITED STATES AND VENEZUELA.

    MEXICO AND CANADA ARE BEING REPRESENTED BY OBSERVERS ONLY.

    THE UNITED STATES IS BEING REPRESENTED BY GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, THE U.S. ARMED FORCES CHIEF OF STAFF AND FORMER COMMANDER OF AMERICAN FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

    CONFERENCE ORGANISERS SAY THAT THE MAIN AIM OF THE MEETING IS TO STUDY PROBLEMS OF MUTUAL INTEREST TO THE AMERICAN ARMIES AND THOSE CONNECTED WITH SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT OF ALL COUNTRIES OF THE CONTINENT IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE COMMANDERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACHYARO0BA8GYZNBOK5YWYL1M2
    Media URN:
    VLVACHYARO0BA8GYZNBOK5YWYL1M2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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