Dr. Henry Kissinger, president Nixon's special adviser and negotiator on Vietnam, returned to the United?
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Background: Dr. Henry Kissinger, president Nixon's special adviser and negotiator on Vietnam, returned to the United States on Monday (23 October) after discussions in South Vietnam and Cambodia. Observers were speculating that his visit resulted from a dramatic break-through in his talks in Paris with North Vietnamese representatives. There were even reports that a secret settlement had been reached and that Dr. Kissinger had been discussing the implications with the South Vietnam government.
When Dr. Kissinger arrived at the airport, he walked over to a group of reporters and answered their questions--but without giving much away, though he said his trip had been productive.
Meanwhile military sources reported that plans for operating a cease-fire were being formulated, though this did not necessarily mean a truce was imminent. president Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam, wants any cease-fire to apply to Cambodia and Laos as well as to his own country.