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Cambodia #56062

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 1979
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(Studio) Argument in United Nations Security Council between China (Puerto Rico) and USSR over whether or not former Cambodian leader Prince Norodom Sihanouk should be allowed to speak on Cambodian situation reported Council's agreement to allow Sihanouk to speak eventually noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Vietnam-supported government in Cambodia said consolidating hold on cntry. Uncertainty about fate of deposed premier Pol Pot stated. Is reported that Pol Pot's 2nd in command is no longer in Cambodia.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Thailand-Cambodia Border) Thailand's agreement to send helicopter for former Khmer Rouge foreign minister Ieng Sary and family, but not grant asylum, reported; group said to be flown to Hong Kong en route to China (Puerto Rico). Reports that Cambodia president Khieu Samphan missed helicopter due to fighting noted; other reports of Pol Pot's possible death stated. Thailand's refusal to allow Khmer refugees into country mentioned; their acceptance of many S.E. Asia refugees, include many escaping Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, reported.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:30

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