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Approval by South Vietnamese National Security Council of plan designed to get a Vietnamese Delegation to Paris Talks without loss of face
Date of Creation:
November 7, 1968
Date of Declassification:
November 30, 1992
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Pagination, Illustration:
2 p.
The South Vietnamese National Security Council decided at a meeting on 7 November that the government (GVN) would propose to Ambassador Bunker immediately the adoption of a pariation of the "our side - your side" formula as a means by which the GVN could send a delegation to join the Paris Talks. Under this formula GVN representatives would head the joint US/GVN delegation and serve as chief delegation spokeman. This would insure placing the GVN on an equal footing with North Vietnam and above the National Liberation Front. The meeting participants also approved a detailed Foreign Ministry elaboration of the three-stage peace plan previously proposed by Vice President Ky and approved in principle at the Council's 4 November meeting.
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