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    SOUTH VIETNAMESE VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY, SPECIAL ADVISOR TO HIS COUNTRY'S DELEGATION AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS, TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) ATTENDED A RECEPTION GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR AT A PARIS HOTEL.

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    MR. PHAM DANG LAM AND WIFE WELCOME GUESTS, HOSTS GREET MR. AVERELL HARRIMAN, VICE-PRESIDENT KY AND WIFE ARRIVE, HARRIMAN AND KY SHAKE HANDS (NATSOF) KY TALKS WITH PRESS (SOF)



    SOUND ON FILM BEGINS



    TRANSCRIPT: INTERVIEWER: "WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE FROM THE WORLD WE ARE IN PARIS SO TO SPEAK AND THOSE OF US WHO HAVE COME FROM SAIGON TO PARIS HOPING THAT THERE WOULD BE NEGOTIATIONS?"



    PRESIDENT KY: THERE ARE NEGOTIATIONS NOW.



    INTERVIEWER: "THERE ARE?"



    PRESIDENT KY: WE ARE NEGOTIATING ABOUT PROCEDURES AND I THINK THAT ONCE THEY ACCEPT TO COME NEGOTIATIONS WILL (INDISTINCT). WE MUST BE REALISTIC.



    INTERVIEWER: "IS THERE A DEADLINE IN YOU MIND AS TO HOW, LONG YOU MIGHT WAIT FOR THE TALKS TO REALLY BEGIN?".



    PRESIDENT KY: "NO, NOT AT ALL."



    INTERVIEWER: "DEPENDS ON HOW YOU FEEL?"



    PRESIDENT KY: "HOW THEY FEEL, NOT ME. THAT IS TRUE."


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    SV SOUTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION AMBASSADOR AND MADAME PHAM DANG LAM WELCOMING GUESTS
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    2.
    MV MR. HARRIMAN GREETED BY HOSTS
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    SV PRESIDENT & MADAME KY ARRIVE AND ARE GREETED
    0.27

    4.
    SV HARRIMAN AND KY SHAKING HANDS
    0.37

    5.
    SV GROUP OF GUESTS CHATTING
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    6.
    MV & CU PRESIDENT KY TALKING WITH PRESS ....... SOF IN "WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE ...... SOF OUT THAT IS TRUE"
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH VIETNAMESE VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY, SPECIAL ADVISOR TO HIS COUNTRY'S DELEGATION AT THE PARIS PEACE TALKS, TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) ATTENDED A RECEPTION GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR AT A PARIS HOTEL. VICE-PRESIDENT KY SAD HE HAD NO DEADLINE IN MIND FOR WAITING FOR THE TALKS TO BEGIN.

    THE HEAD OF THE SAIGON DELEGATION TO THE PEACE TALKS, PHAM DANG LAM, ORGANISED THE RECEPTION WHICH WAS HELD AT THE BRISTOL HOTEL.

    THE UNITED STATES CHIEF NEGOTIATOR, MR. AVERELL HARRIMAN, ATTENDED THE RECEPTION. VICE PRESIDENT KY AND MR. PHAM DANG LAM WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR WIVES.

    VICE-PRESIDENT KY SAID YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THAT THE AMERICANS AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE WERE STILL AWAITING A FAVOURABLE REPLY FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE TO ALLIED PROPOSALS BEFORE THEY WENT AHEAD WITH ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE ENLARGED PEACE CONFERENCE.

    THE TALKS, WHICH WERE ORIGINALLY DUE TO OPEN ON NOVEMBER 6, HAVE BEEN DELAYED BY DISPUTES OVER THE SHAPE OF THE CONFERENCE TABLE AND OTHER PROCEDURAL MATTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEC12T9GXQ864WQ8EASOV26CRE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEC12T9GXQ864WQ8EASOV26CRE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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