• Short Summary

    IN A HOLIDAY HOTEL, SURROUNDED BY BARBED WIRE AND WITH A GUARD OF 7-THOUSAND POLICE STANDING BY, MINISTERS OF NINE ASIAN AND PACIFIC NATIONS (ASPAC) OPENED THEIR THREE-DAYS OF ANNUAL TALKS YESTERDAY IN SPITE OF THREATS BY STUDENT EXTREMISTS TO CRUSH THE MEETING.

  • Description

    IN A HOLIDAY HOTEL, SURROUNDED BY BARBED WIRE AND WITH A GUARD OF 7-THOUSAND POLICE STANDING BY, MINISTERS OF NINE ASIAN AND PACIFIC NATIONS (ASPAC) OPENED THEIR THREE-DAYS OF ANNUAL TALKS YESTERDAY IN SPITE OF THREATS BY STUDENT EXTREMISTS TO CRUSH THE MEETING. THE MEETING OPENED ON TIME, WITH PRIME MINISTER EISAKU SATO, OF JAPAN, FLYING INTO THE GROUNDS OF THE KIWANA HOTEL BY HELICOPTER TO AVOID FURTHER STUDENT TROUBLES.

    THE STUDENT DEMONSTRATORS CLAIM THAT ASPAC IS BECOMING AN ANTI-COMMUNIST MILITARY ALLIANCE, BUT IN THEIR OPENING SPEECHES, MINISTERS REFERRED TO THE NEED TO KEEP THE ALLIANCE STRICTLY NON-POLITICAL AND NON-MILITARY.

    IN THE CHAIR AT THE MEETING, WHICH ENDS TOMORROW, IS JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER KIICHI AICHI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAFDF3FUTKGF3EQIEGF57Z3FTP
    Media URN:
    VLVAFDF3FUTKGF3EQIEGF57Z3FTP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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