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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
July 18, 1966
Date of Declassification:
December 20, 1993
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
CONFIDENTIAL
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
20 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Political situation: New cabinet announced; General Thi to depart for the US; Policy and leadership problems continue in the Buddhist Institute; Election progress; FULRO negotiations may be running into trouble. Revolutionary development: Ministry of Revolutionary Dvelopment upgraded from state secretariat; Education and Health Secretariats; Training of village and hamlet officials; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi). Economic situation: Prices; GVN decisions on pork; Currency and gold; Rice deliveries; Possible transfer of rubber plantation; Port operations; End of strikes. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; Free market gold and currency prices (monthly and weekly).
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1994-001863