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North Vietnamese Delegation Assails U.S. on Taylor Trip

Oct. 19, 1961 - The Communist North Vietnamese delegation at the Laotian conference in Geneva assailed the United States today for having sent Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor (pictured) to South Vietnam. A spokesman for the delegation said that the general’s mission was another step toward what he called the U.S. plan for “torpedoing the peaceful reunification of Vietnam.” Should the U.S. send troops to South Vietnam, “it will have to accept all the responsibility and the consequences of such a military adventure,” the spokesman declared.


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