• Short Summary

    AIR VICE-MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM, ON TUESDAY (JANUARY 24) WARNED THAT IT WOULD BE A "GREAT MISTAKE" TO EXPECT A WESTERN-TYPE DEMOCRACY WITHIN A VERY SHORT TIME IN HIS COUNTRY.

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    AIR VICE-MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, PRIME MINISTER OF SOUTH VIETNAM, ON TUESDAY (JANUARY 24) WARNED THAT IT WOULD BE A "GREAT MISTAKE" TO EXPECT A WESTERN-TYPE DEMOCRACY WITHIN A VERY SHORT TIME IN HIS COUNTRY. HE WAS SPEAKING AT A LUNCHEON IN NEW ZEALAND'S PARLIAMENT HOUSE IN THE CAPITAL, WELLINGTON. PRIME MINISTER KY AND HIS WIFE LEFT FOR HOME YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTER A THREE-DAY VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND. THEY SPENT THE PREVIOUS FIVE DAYS IN AUSTRALIA.

    AIR VICE-MARSHAL KY TOLD THE LUNCHEON THAT HE HOPED SOUTH VIETNAM WOULD HAVE A NEW CONSTITUTION NEXT MONTH AND NATIONWIDE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS WOULD BE HELD BY THE END OF THE YEAR.

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADER AND MADAME KY WERE WELCOMED AT PARLIAMENT HOUSE BY THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND, MR. JOHN MARSHALL. PRIME MINISTER KY ATTENDED A MEETING OF THE NEW ZEALAND CABINET AND WAS LATER FAREWELLED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. KEITH HOLYOAKE.

    A SMALL CROWD OF DEMONSTRATORS STOOD IN FRONT OF THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE WITH BANNERS AND PLACARDS THAT SAID: "THEY ARE OUR BROTHERS WHOM WE KILL" AND "FURTHER BLOODSHED IS UNNECESSARY, U THANT".

    THAT DAY, MADAME KY VISITED THE KARITINE HOSPITAL FOR BABIES IN A WELLINGTON SUBURB. SHE CUDDLED SEVERAL OF THE CHILDREN AND PRESENTED THE HOSPITAL WITH A PIECE OF GLASS SCULPTURE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADXKLBSRLUGX4FY0NT12Y02C2H
    Media URN:
    VLVADXKLBSRLUGX4FY0NT12Y02C2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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