• Short Summary

    PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, PRIME MINISTER OF LAOS, LAST WEEKEND LET VIENTIANE FOR TALKS AT SAM NEUA WITH HIS HALF-BROTHER, PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG, LEADER OF THE PATHET LAO.

  • Description

    PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA, PRIME MINISTER OF LAOS, LAST WEEKEND LET VIENTIANE FOR TALKS AT SAM NEUA WITH HIS HALF-BROTHER, PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG, LEADER OF THE PATHET LAO. THE PRINCE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE SECURITY MINISTER, MR. PENG PONG SAVAN, THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR, MR. AFFANSIEV, AND MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION.

    THE TALKS, WHICH WERE TO PROVE SUCCESSFUL, CONCERNED THE ROYAL CAPITAL OF LUANG PRABANG, AT PRESENT HELD BY RIGHT-WING TROOPS UNDER GENERAL PHOUMI NOSOVAN. THE TWO PRINCES AGREED THE CITY SHOULD BE NEUTRALISED AND THE GOVERNMENT PROVISIONALLY SET UP THERE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

    ON HIS WAY TO THE TALKS, THE PRIME MINISTER STOPPED ON THE PLAIN OF JARS. THERE HE WAS MET BY GENERAL KONG LE, COMMANDER OF THE NEUTRALIST FORCES. AND, BEFORE PROCEEDING TO THE PATHET LAO STRONGHOLD AT SAM NEUA, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA INSPECTED SOME OF THE TROOPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEWR5RYVXK3FZ1IC1NAB8IRLV2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEWR5RYVXK3FZ1IC1NAB8IRLV2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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