• Short Summary

    MR. PHAN KHAC SUU, 61, TOOK OFFICE TODAY (MONDAY) AS SOUTH VIETNAM'S NEW CHIEF OF?

  • Description

    MR. PHAN KHAC SUU, 61, TOOK OFFICE TODAY (MONDAY) AS SOUTH VIETNAM'S NEW CHIEF OF STATE. HE TOOK OVER ADMINISTRATION POWERS FROM THE MILITARY TRIUMVIRATE HEADED BY MAJOR-GENERAL DUONG VAN MINH, AND MAJOR-GENERAL NGUYEM KHAN. LATER IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE HAD ASKED THE GOVERNMENT UNDER MAJOR-GENERAL KHAN TO CARRY ON UNTIL A NEW ADMINISTRATION WAS FORMED.....

    ON FRIDAY THE HIGH NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SOUTH VIETNAM CALLED A PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THAT IT HAD NOT YET DECIDED WHO WOULD BE THE NEW CHIEF OF STATE AND PRIME MINISTER.

    THE COUNCIL IS COMPOSED OF LAWYERS, DOCTORS, ENGINEERS AND POLITICIANS. MR. PHAN KHAC SUU WAS ONE OF THE MEN WHO ASSURED THE JOURNALISTS THAT THE NEW CHIEF OF STATE HAD NOT YET BEEN CHOSEN.

    MR. SUU WAS A MEMBER OF A GROUP WHICH OPPOSED THE FORMER NGO DINH DIEM REGIME IN A MANIFESTO IN APRIL 1960. HE WAS FORMERLY A MINISTER IN DIEM'S CABINET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAHQA5YKAQ2HQO7LGOGFYQ93QN
    Media URN:
    VLVAHQA5YKAQ2HQO7LGOGFYQ93QN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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