• Short Summary

    THAILAND'S NEW GOVERNMENT, IN AN UNPRECEDENTED MOVE, ON DECEMBER 19TH, MADE A PLEDGE OF 'HONESTY' TO THE NATION.

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    THAILAND'S NEW GOVERNMENT, IN AN UNPRECEDENTED MOVE, ON DECEMBER 19TH, MADE A PLEDGE OF 'HONESTY' TO THE NATION.THE PLEDGE CAME AS THE NEW PRIME MINISTER, GENERAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN, AND HIS CABINET, TOOK THE OATH BEFORE THE COUNTRY'S CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY.

    IT WAS THE FIRST CABINET EVER TO MAKE SUCH A FORMAL PLEDGE.ELABORATING ON IT LATER, THE PRIME MINISTER TOLD PRESSMEN, HE HAD ASKED HIS MINISTERS TO RESIGN FROM COMMERCIAL FIRMS AND WOULD INSTITUTE STRICT INVESTIGATIONS INTO CORRUPTION.

    IN HIS STATEMENT TO THE ASSEMBLY, THE GENERAL PROMISED TO FOLLOW THE POLICIES OF THE LATE PREMIER, FIELD MARSHAL SARIT THANARAT.HE DECLARED HIS SUPPORT OF THE MONARCHY AND REAFFIRMED BUDDHISM AS THE STATE RELIGION.IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS, THE GOVERNMENT WOULD EXPAND CO-OPERATION WITH FRIENDLY COUNTRIES IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA.IT WOULD UPHOLD INTERNATIONAL TREATIES AND SUPPORT THE UNITED NATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8G03GTGZ1ATNE2TH9FFXX5PD
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8G03GTGZ1ATNE2TH9FFXX5PD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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