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    LE DUC THO, MEMBER OF THE POLICY-MAKING POLITBURO OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE WORKERS' (COMMUNIST PARTY) CENTRAL COMMITTEE, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (MONDAY) TO JOIN HANOI'S DELEGATION FOR THE PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS WITH THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    LE DUC THO, MEMBER OF THE POLICY-MAKING POLITBURO OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE WORKERS' (COMMUNIST PARTY) CENTRAL COMMITTEE, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (MONDAY) TO JOIN HANOI'S DELEGATION FOR THE PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS WITH THE UNITED STATES. HE WAS GREETED BY BRETIGNY MILITARY AIRPORT NEAR PARIS BY HANOI'S CHIEF NEGOTIATOR, XUAN THUY. LE DUC THO WILL BECOME XUAN THUY'S SPECIAL COUNSELLOR AT THE TALKS.

    LE DUC THO SAID ON ARRIVAL HE WAS SURE IF THE UNITED STATES UNCONDITIONALLY CEASED ITS BOMBING OF THE NORTH "TALKS ON OTHER PROBLEMS INTERESTING TO THE TWO PARTIES COULD BEGIN WITHOUT DELAY."
    "THESE TALKS HAVE BEEN TAKEN PLACE FOR MORE THAN 20 DAYS, BUT THE AMERICAN SIDE STILL REFUSES AND DILATORY MENAS TO CEASE UNCONDITIONALLY THE BOMBING AND ALL OTHER ACTS OF WAR," HE SAID.

    MR. LE DUC THO IS REPORTED TO RANK ABOUT EIGHT IN HIS COUNTRY'S COMMUNIST HIERARCHY. HE IS SENIOR TO MR. THUY, WHO WAS MADE MINISTER OF STATE PRIOR TO THE TALKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEYDHJA9H7SG0XH53TNBM0F3GP
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYDHJA9H7SG0XH53TNBM0F3GP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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