RESULTS OF THE CEASE FIRE MEETINGS

Created: 10/4/1962

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DRAWGREEMENTS AND DISAGREEMENTS AS WELL AS CONCLUSIONS REACHED OURING THE COURSE OF THE CEASE FIRE MEETINGS

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THIS REPORT WAS TO BE APPROVED BY TH^HiTEREPREsfNTAT IVES

BEFORE BEING SUBMITTED TO THE GOVT. HOWEVER, THE REPORT ON WHICH THE FOLLOWING IS BASED WAS SUBMITTED TO PRIME MINISTER SOUVANNA PHOUMA BY THE CONSERVATIVE FACTION ANO SIGNED BY GENERAL BOUNTHIENG VENEVONGSOS. THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE OTHER TWO TENDENCIES CONCURRED IN THE REPORT. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT

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OTHER TWO TENDENCIES WILL SUBMIT SEPARATE REPORTS TO THE PRIME MINISTER.)

FOLLOWING AGREEMENTS WERE REACHED BY THE

DATE OF THE CEASE FIRE IS FIXED ASUNEDATE ALREADY PROCLAIMED BY THE GOVT OF NATIONAL UNJONJ

(COMMENT; PRESUMABLY THIS PROCLAMATION REFERS TOBEING REACHED ON THE FORMATION OF THE COALITION GOVT.j

IS FORMALLY FORBIDDEN TO MAKE ARMED ATACKS;

ALL PROVOCATIVE ACTIONS OR WORDSCAUSE INCIDENTS ARE FORMALLY FORBIDDEN.

VIEWS OF THE CONSERVATIVE TENDENCY ON OTHER IN THE CEASE FIRE MEETING FOLLOW;

MUST BE AS DETAILED AND COMPLETE AS POSSIBLE;

CONCEPT OF DIVISION OF THE COUNTRY(|NTOSHOULD NOT BE STATED IN THE TERMS OF THE CEASE FIRE ACCORD.

OF THE DISPERSION OF THE ARMED FORCES OF TENDENCIES THERE CAN BE NO DEFINITE LINES MARKINGOF THE ZONES CONTROLLED BY THE THREE TENDENCIES;

GOVT COMPOSED OF THE THREE TENDENCIES ALREADYONLY POSITIONS WHICH CAN BE RECOGNIZED ARE THOSEBY THE FORCES OF THE THREE TENDENCIES: OTHER THAN

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E. IT IS NECESSARYNY ACTION ANYWHERE WHICH MIGHT LEAD TO IMMEDIATE OR FUTURE DIFFICULTIES; IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO SETTLE DISPUTES UNLESS THEREASIC AGREEMENT;ASIC AGREEMENT, THE WAY WILL BE OPEN FOR VIOLATIONS. k. THE VIEWS OF THE NEO LAO HAK SAT FOLLOW:

THE LEGAL PRINCIPLES OF THE CEASE FIRE,CANNOTODIFIED;

TO THEON OF THE CEASE FIRE AGREEMANTMETHODS OF ENFQfiXEMENT, IT IS NECESSARY TO USEASISGUIDELINES AGREED TO BY THE THREE TENDENClESj

KINGDOM OF LAOS MUST NOT BE DIVIDED INTO

P. THERE SHOULO BE NO MJUTAL DISTRUST AND NO PREPARATIONS FOR RENEWED WAR IN LAOS.

5. THE VIEWS OF THE NEUTRALISTS FOLLOW:

TO AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE GENERALFOR DETAILS, THEY CAN BE SETTLED AS THE CEASE FIREIN PROCESS OF BEING ENFORCED >

IS NECESSARY TOORMAL SITUATIONTENDENCY KEEPING FULL RIGHTS IN THE ZONE UNDER ITS CONTROL;

C. IT IS NECESSARY THAT EACH TENDENCY RECOGNIZE THE TERRITORY CONTROLLED BY ANOTHER TENDENCY AND THAT IN THAT

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