• Short Summary

    United Nations Secretary-General U Thant said on Friday (16 July) that he believes the agreement for President Nixon to visit Peking before May next year has improved the prospects for the seating of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations.

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    GV EXT U.N. building, New York.
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    2.
    CU U Thant speaks
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    TRANSCRIPT SEQ 2: U THANT: "I warmly welcome President Nixon's announcement of his acceptance of Premier Chou En Lai's invitation to visit the People's Republic of China in the course of the next few months. This development has opened a new chapter in the history of international relations and it augers very well not only for the future relationship between two great countries but also for the future of the United Nations."




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    Background: United Nations Secretary-General U Thant said on Friday (16 July) that he believes the agreement for President Nixon to visit Peking before May next year has improved the prospects for the seating of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations.

    U Thant made a brief television statement on Friday to comment on President Nixon's announcement...VISNEWS telerecorded the statement from official United Nations film.

    United Nations Secretary-General U Thant has come out in support of President Nixon's proposed visit to Peking.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFHF8L3IIDEY9M73SY5NMME6F
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFHF8L3IIDEY9M73SY5NMME6F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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