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    THE NEW UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. ELLSWORTH BUNKER, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), PRESENTED HIS?

  • Description

    THE NEW UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, MR. ELLSWORTH BUNKER, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO SOUTH VIETNAM'S HEAD OF STATE, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU.

    MR. BUNKER, AGED 72, SUCCEEDED MR. HENRY CABOT-LODGE, WHO HAS RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES TO TAKE UP THE POST OF AMBASSADOR AT LARGE.

    THE PRESENTATION CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE INDEPENDENT PALACE IN SAIGON.

    IN A STATEMENT, MR. BUNKER SAID THAT HANOI SHOULD NOT DOUBT AMERICA'S DETERMINATION TO FULFIL HER COMMITMENTS IN VIETNAM 'SIMPLY BECAUSE A VOCAL MINORITY AMONG OUR PEOPLE EXERCISES THE PRIVILEGE OF DISSENT IN A FREE SOCIETY.

    HE SAID THAT EVEN DURING HIS SHORT TIME IN VIETNAM, HE HAD NOTICED A CONFIDENCE IN THE COUNTRY. "EVEN NOW I CAN SEE BEYOND THE CRUEL DAILY CONFLICT TO A PERIOD OF PEACE AND FRIENDLY ASSOCIATION AMONG THE NATIONS OF THIS RICHLY ENDOWED REGION".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2IJ9HQN1WNR63552TNAXNREY
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2IJ9HQN1WNR63552TNAXNREY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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