• Short Summary

    The President of the Khmer republic, Lon Nol, attended the joint opening session of the Senate and the National Assembly in Phnom Penh last Tuesday (23 October).

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    The President of the Khmer republic, Lon Nol, attended the joint opening session of the Senate and the National Assembly in Phnom Penh last Tuesday (23 October). He announced that the country would continue to be ruled by the four-member Supreme State Council which was set up last April because of the political and military situation in the country.

    President Lon Nol told the Assembly that the war had now turned to the Government's advantage, but no efforts would be spared in seeking a peace settlement.

    The Senate and National Assembly was suspended for a limited period when it was agreed to form the coalition Supreme State Council. The President, and Prime Minister In Tam, are both members of the Council. The other two members are the Vice President, Cheng Heng, and the Special Presidential Adviser, Siri Matak.

    The opening of the Assembly's new session lest week was merely a formality, for the president's announcement made it clear that the Assembly would continue in ???naion for another air m???.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5LOIU4C304BGOYNHYOT5TMOB
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5LOIU4C304BGOYNHYOT5TMOB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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