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    MR. VALERIAN A. ZORIN, THE SOVIET DELEGATE AT THE UNITED NATIONS, GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE?

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    CU ZORIN - (S.O.F.) ENGLISH TRANSLATION STARTS ... "WE HAVE MADE A CONCESSION..." S.O.F. ENDS "......DO NOT HAVE IN MIND A VETO WITHIN THE SECRETARIAT."
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    MR. ZORIN: "WE HAVE MADE A CONCESSION AND HAVE AGREED TO HAVE ON AN INTERIM BASIS ONE ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL. FURTHER, WE DEMANDED THREE DEPUTIES FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL AND NOW WE ARE PREPARED TO ACCEPT THREE VARIANTS, FOUR, FIVE, SIX OR SEVEN, IF NECESSARY. IF THE DEMAND OF THE ASIAN COUNTRIES PUT FORWARD YESTERDAY IS FOUND NECESSARY FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF AN AGREEMENT, WE ARE PREPARED TO ACCEPT SEVEN ASSISTANT SECRETARIES-GENERAL, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT EASTERN EUROPE IS REPRESENTED IN THE EVENT THAT WESTERN EUROPE IS REPRESENTED. FURTHER, WE HAVE PUBLICLY STATED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE NEGOTIATIONS THAT WE WILL NOT DEMAND AND DO NOT HAVE IN MIND A VETO WITHIN THE SECRETARIAT."




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    Background: MR. VALERIAN A. ZORIN, THE SOVIET DELEGATE AT THE UNITED NATIONS, GAVE A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE U.N. BUILDING IN NEW YORK OCTOBER 13 TO STATE THE SOVIET UNION'S POSITION OF FILLING THE POST OF SECRETARY-GENERAL. THIS FOLLOWED THE NEWS THAT U. THANT OF BURMA - THE LEADING CANDIDATE FOR ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL - HAD DRAWN UP A LIST OF FIVE HIGH-RANKING UNITED NATIONS' OFFICIALS WHOM HE PROPOSED TO NAME AS HIS PRINCIPAL ASSISTANTS.

    THUS THE SOVIET UNION TEMPORARILY DROPPED ITS TROIKA DEMAND FOR THREE MEN TO TAKE THE LATE MR. HAMMARKSJOELD'S PLACE

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVMO7TOYT2X2U1EDJLE96PGZ0
    Media URN:
    VLVACVMO7TOYT2X2U1EDJLE96PGZ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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