The Ambassador from the "Provisional Revolutionary Government" of south Vietnam presented his credentials to the President of the People's Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville on Saturday (25 September).
GV Guard of honour presents arms as President Ngouabi arrives (2 shots)
LV Mr. Pham Van Quang arrives
SV Guard of honour
LV INT Mr. Quang reads speech (2 shots)
CU President Ngouabi and Mr. Ickonga listening
SV Mr. Quang speaking
SV Mr. Quang Presents speech to Ngouabi
LV Ngouabi reads speech (3 shots)
CU Md. Quang listens
LV Mr. Quang shakes hands with President
SV Mr. Ickonga shakes hands with Mr. Quang and they join other quests in toast (3 shots)
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Background: The Ambassador from the "Provisional Revolutionary Government" of south Vietnam presented his credentials to the President of the People's Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville on Saturday (25 September). Replying, President Ngouabi stressed his admiration for the gallant struggle of the South Vietnamese and condemned the colonialism of the Americans. Mr Pham Van Quang is the first Ambassador the communist-sponsored "Provisional Government" has had accredited in Congo-Brazzaville.
SYNOPSIS: Marian Ngouabi, president of the People's Republic of the Congo, arrived at the Friendship Palace in Brazzaville on Saturday to receive the credentials of a number of new Ambassadors to his country. Among the Ambassadors whose credentials he received was the Ambassador of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam, Mr. Pham Van Quang. He is the first Ambassador the communist-sponsored "Provisional Government" has had officially accredited to Congo-Brazzaville.
Mr. Quang said that the official recognition of Congo-Brazzaville for the South Vietnamese revolutionary government was a beautiful example of friendship and solidarity. he said that the people of South Vietnam long above all for a peaceful existence, but not at any price.
He said that their two countries were united in friendship and solidarity.
Replying, President Ngouabi stressed the admiration his people had for the heroic struggle of the South Vietnamese against American neocolonialism.
President Ngouabi also said that be observed with interest the splendid victories of the peoples of South Vietnam--and he condemned she efforts of the Americans and their puppets to continue their neocolonialist regimes in Saigon. He said he believed in the final victory of the South Vietnamese people.