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    U THANT, ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS, CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

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    U THANT, ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS, CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY). U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE DEAN RUSK AND AMERICA'S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS ADLAI STEVENSON WERE PRESENT DURING PART OF THE TWO-HOUR SESSION - AN UNUSUALLY LONG CONFERENCE FOR THE PRESIDENT.

    NO STATEMENT WAS ISSUED AFTER THE MEETING. PRESUMABLY, THE TWO MEN DISCUSSED THE CRITICAL SITUATION IN THE CONGO; THE COMING SESSION OF THE U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY - WHICH OPENS SEPT 18; AND U THANT'S RECENT TRIP TO MOSCOW, DURING WHICH HE HAS SAID PRESIDENT KENNEDY AND MR. KHRUSHCHEV SHOULD MEET TO DISCUSS EAST-WEST TENSIONS.

    THE AMERICAN CONGRESS WAS TOLD LATER THAT DAY THAT UNLESS THE UNITED NATIONS GETS A "SUBSTANTIAL LOAN IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS" IT WILL HAVE TO WITHDRAW ITS FORCES FROM THE CONGO. MR. MORGAN, CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, MAKING THIS STATEMENT, WENT ON TO URGE QUICK ACTION ON PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S REQUEST FOR AUTHORITY TO BUY GBP35-MILLION WORTH OF UNITED NATIONS BONDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJQQF1VGAJQSXMXQ3NJNG10M5
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJQQF1VGAJQSXMXQ3NJNG10M5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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