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    The U.S.Presidential adviser, Doctor Henry Kissinger, said in Washington on Thursday (26 October) that peace?

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    GV EXT. Capitol building
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    CU INT. Kissinger speaks
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    KISSINGER: "We believe that peace is at hand. We believe that an agreement is within sight based on the May 8 proposals of the President and some adaptations of our January 25 proposal which is just to all parties. It is inevitable that in a war of such complexity that there should be occasional difficulties in reaching a final solution. But we believe that by far the longest part of the road has been traversed and what stands in the way of an agreement now are issues that are relatively less important than those that have already been settled.




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    Background: The U.S.Presidential adviser, Doctor Henry Kissinger, said in Washington on Thursday (26 October) that peace in Vietnam was in sight, but he denied the North Vietnamese claim that the United States had made a firm commitment to sign a peace agreement on October 31.

    Doctor Kissinger told a news conference in Washington that the United States wanted another meeting in Paris to settle remaining problems.

    He was speaking after a North Vietnamese Government statement broadcast on Radio Hanoi said that a secret agreement to end the war had been reached with the United States, but the Americans had delayed the timetable for peace on the pretence of having difficulties with the South Vietnamese Government.

    Doctor Kissinger opened his Washington news conference with the following statement:

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    Film ID:
    VLVADE13MT8W1L8MNDZX1DDLO5PZB
    Media URN:
    VLVADE13MT8W1L8MNDZX1DDLO5PZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
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