• Short Summary

    THE MOST SENIOR MEMBER OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION, AT PRESENT IN PARIS, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) INSPECTED THE SITE OF THE FORTHCOMING VIETNAM PEACE TALKS.

  • Description

    THE MOST SENIOR MEMBER OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATION, AT PRESENT IN PARIS, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) INSPECTED THE SITE OF THE FORTHCOMING VIETNAM PEACE TALKS. COLONEL HA VAN LAU, WHO IS DIRECTOR OF THE VIETNAM PEOPLE'S ARMY LIASON MISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION FOR VIETNAM, WAS SHOWN OVER THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE BY M. DE CHAMBRUM, THE FRENCH MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY.

    WHEN COLONEL LAU ARRIVED IN PARIS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), WITH A 23 MEMBER TEAM HE TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE WAS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE OUTCOMES OF THE TALKS.

    THE FRENCH INFORMATION MINISTER, GEORGES GORSE, SAID TODAY THAT THE HOST GOVERNMENT EXPECTS THAT THE TALKS WILL GO BEYOND PRELIMINARY CONTACTS AND WILL EXTEND TO FULL NEGOTIATIONS. M. GORSE CALLED ON PARISIANS TO OBSERVE THE GREATEST CALM DURING THE TALKS, TO PROVIDE THE BEST POSSIBLE CONDITIONS FOR A SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME.

    THE SITE OF THE TALKS, THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, NEAR THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE, WAS FORMERLY THE MAJESTIC HOTEL, WHICH SERVED DURING THE WARTIME GERMAN OCCUPATION AS GESTAPO HEADQUARTERS AND, AFTERWARDS, AS A TEMPORARY CENTRE FOR UNESCO.

    THE LEADERS OF THE AMERICAN AND NORTH VIETNAMESE DELEGATIONS, AMBASSADOR AVERELL HARRIMAN AND MINISTER OF STATE, XUAN THUY, ARE DUE TO ARRIVE IN PARIS TOMORROW (THURSDAY) AND THE FIRST MEETING IS GENERALLY EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAERBYTEWELUO61335OHEDC2PL
    Media URN:
    VLVAERBYTEWELUO61335OHEDC2PL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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