• Short Summary

    IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AMERICAN AND NORTH VIETNAMESE NEGOTIATORS HELD THEIR SECOND FULL SESSION OF DISCUSSIONS.

  • Description

    IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AMERICAN AND NORTH VIETNAMESE NEGOTIATORS HELD THEIR SECOND FULL SESSION OF DISCUSSIONS. THEY MET FOR THREE AND A HALF HOURS, HALF AN HOUR LONGER THAN DURING THEIR FIRST FULL MEETING ON MONDAY.

    WHEN THEY ADJOURNED BOTH SIDES AGREED TO MEET AGAIN ON SATURDAY MORNING. TODAY'S TALKS WERE REPORTED TO HAVE CONSISTED OF A FURTHER EXCHANGE OF ALLEGATIONS, BUT THE AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE SAID THERE WERE SOME SIMILARITIES IN POSITIONS AND SCOPE FOR AGREEMENT.

    THE LEADING AMERICAN DELEGATE, MR. AVERILL HARRIMAN ARRIVED AT THE MEETING WITH FIVE MINUTES TO SPARE. HE MADE NO COMMENT AS HE ENTERED THE BUILDING WITH HIS PARTY.

    THE AMERICANS WERE FOLLOWED THREE MINUTES LATER BY THE NORTH VIETNAMESE TEAM LED BY MR. XUAN THUY. HE, TOO, MADE NO COMMENT AS HE ENTERED THE BUILDING.

    LATER, COMMENTING ON NEWSPAPER REPORTS THAT THE AMERICANS WERE PREPARED TO ACCEPT A COMMUNIST ROLE IN A SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT, MR. HARRIMAN REITERATED AMERICA'S OPPOSITION TO A COALITION GOVERNMENT FOR SOUTH VIETNAM.

    A NORTH VIETNAMESE SPOKESMAN SAID AFTER THE SESSION THAT THE AMERICANS HAD INTRODUCED NO NEW ELEMENTS AT THE DISCUSSIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAERW2089K0DRCZ2OEHX0NGQ0B9
    Media URN:
    VLVAERW2089K0DRCZ2OEHX0NGQ0B9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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