• Short Summary

    NORTH KOREA AT TUESDAY (18 APRIL) THREATENED TO RESORT TO FORCE STOP THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND USING MEETINGS OF THE MILITARY ARMISTICE COMMISSION IN THE TRUCE VILLAGE OF PANMUNJOM FOR "VICIOUS POLITICAL PROPAGANDA".

  • Description

    NORTH KOREA AT TUESDAY (18 APRIL) THREATENED TO RESORT TO FORCE STOP THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND USING MEETINGS OF THE MILITARY ARMISTICE COMMISSION IN THE TRUCE VILLAGE OF PANMUNJOM FOR "VICIOUS POLITICAL PROPAGANDA". AT TUESDAY'S MEETING (18TH APRIL) BOTH SIDES HELD EACH OTHER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISORDER AT LAST FRIDAY'S MEETING, WHICH ENDED WITH AN ANGRY NORTH KOREAN WALK-OUT.

    THE CHIEF NORTH KOREAN DELEGATES, MAJOR-GENERAL PAK CHUNG KUK, TOLD TUESDAY'S MEETING THAT THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND WAS TRYING TO DISRUPT THE 14-YEAR-OLD ARMISTICE AGREEMENT BY MAKING POLITICAL PROPAGANDA. THE ALLEGATIONS CAME AFTER THE NORTH KOREAN DELEGATION HAD WALKED OUT OF A MEETING ON FRIDAY OF LAST WEEK WHEN THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND SHOWED A COLOUR FILM OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S VISIT TO KOREA LAST NOVEMBER.

    GENERAL CICCOLELLA SAID THAT HE HAD SHOWN THE FILM TO REBUT A NORTH KOREAN CLAIM THAT THE SOUTH KOREAN PEOPLE WERE SUFFERING FORM "U.S. IMPERIALISM".

    HE SAID THE CONFERENCE WAS BROKEN UP BY "HOODLUM TACTICS". HE SAID ONE OF GENERAL PAK'S JUNIOR OFFICERS, "ACTING LIKE A WILD ANIMAL" HAD PICKED AN ASH TRAY AND THREATENED TO THROW IT .

    FRIDAY'S MEETING FOLLOWED A SERIES OF BORDER CLASHES IN WHICH AT LEAST SEVEN NORTH KOREANS AND ONE SOUTH KOREAN ARE REPORTER TO HAVE BEEN KILLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEK435Z1PFSHC6M5FEI6WL3UK1
    Media URN:
    VLVAEK435Z1PFSHC6M5FEI6WL3UK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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