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    PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY TOLD REPORTERS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THAT ARRANGEMENTS WERE BEING MADE FOR A SECOND SUMMIT OF THE MANILA CONFERENCE POWERS THIS OCTOBER EITHER IN BANGKOK OR SEOUL.

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    HEAD OF STATE GENERAL THIEU AND PREMIER KY TALKING TO GENERAL WESTMORELAND, AMBASSADOR BUNKER, MR. CLARK CLIFFORD AND GENERAL TAYLOR.




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    Background: PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN CAO KY TOLD REPORTERS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THAT ARRANGEMENTS WERE BEING MADE FOR A SECOND SUMMIT OF THE MANILA CONFERENCE POWERS THIS OCTOBER EITHER IN BANGKOK OR SEOUL. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONFERENCE HAD BEEN DISCUSSED DURING THE VISIT TO SAIGON THIS WEEK OF WHITE HOUSE ADVISER GENERAL MAXWELL TAYLOR, AIR VICE-MARSHALL KY SAID.

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SPECIAL ENVOYS -- GENERAL TAYLOR AND MR. CLARK CLIFFORD HAVE HAD THREE DAY TALKS IN SAIGON WITH SOUTH VIETNAMESE AND AMERICAN OFFICIALS AT THE START OF A TOUR OF THE MANILA CONFERENCE POWERS ON A MISSION FOR PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

    THIS MEETING ON TUESDAY WAS ATTENDED BY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL THIEU, PRIME MINISTER KY, THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO SAIGON, MR. ELLSWORTH BUNKER, AND THE COMMANDER OF AMERICAN FORCES IN VIETNAM, GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, AS WELL AS THE TWO ENVOYS.

    BEFORE THE SECOND SUMMIT CONFERENCE THERE WILL BE A FOREIGN MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN SAIGON.

    THE FIRST SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF SOUTH VIETNAM, THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, THAILAND, SOUTH KOREA AND THE PHILIPPINES WAS HELD IN MANILA LAST OCTOBER.

    AIR MARSHAL KY SAID THE FOREIGN MINISTER'S CONFERENCE WOULD BE HELD IN SAIGON AFTER THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, SET FOR SEPTEMBER 3RD.

    QUESTIONED ON GENERAL TAYLOR'S TALKS IN SAIGON, THE PRIME MINSTER SAID THEY HAD DEALT ALSO WITH THE MILITARY SITUATION AND THE PROGRESS OF THE RURAL PACIFICATION PROGRAMME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAACKTJYX3A4P71BUXG7O182H40
    Media URN:
    VLVAACKTJYX3A4P71BUXG7O182H40
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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