NBC Evening News for Monday, May 25, 1970
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(Studio) Cambodia's For. Min. wants United States to remain in cntry.; White House will refuse request; administration vows all American Cambodian action ends June 30; State Department reports air and logistical support may resume after July 1; Cambodia wants United States there till war's end.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) [Cambodian For. Min. Yem SAMBAUR - wants American troops till war over.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
(DC) South Vietnam may stay in Cambodia indefinitely. [MAY 8 PRES. SPEECH EXCERPT.] [NIXON - expects South Vietnam will withdraw when we do; American air and logistical support out by June 30.] American officials contradict President [MAY 22 LAIRD SPEECH.] [Defense Secretary Melvin LAIRD - wants Communist sanctuaries kept inoperable.] South Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky says troops to stay in Cambodia; Nixon may leave some American air and logistical support for South Vietnam. [Secretary of State William ROGERS - won't tell reporters American plans.] State Department vows all Americans out by June 30, won't tell future role; United States support may return.
REPORTER: John Chancellor