• Short Summary

    THE MINISTERS OF THE COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES MET 6TH DECEMBER IN THE HOTEL MAJESTIC, PARIS, THE MINISTERS OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND THE REPUBLIC OF MALAGASY.

  • Description

    THE MINISTERS OF THE COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES MET 6TH DECEMBER IN THE HOTEL MAJESTIC, PARIS, THE MINISTERS OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND THE REPUBLIC OF MALAGASY.

    THIS MINISTERIAL MEETING WAS THE RESULT OF TWO FORMER MEETINGS AT LOWER DIPLOMATIC LEVEL, AND WAS DESIGNED TO CLARIFY THE PRINCIPLES AND OBJECTIVES OF FURTHER ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE SIX MEMBERS OF THE COMMON MARKET, AND THE AFRICAN AND MALAGASY COUNTRIES WHICH HAVE ASSOCIATED THEMSELVES.

    SINCE INDEPENDENCE, THE AFRICAN STATES (WHICH INCLUDE AMONG OTHERS THE CONGOLESE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT) AND THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC HAVE SHOWN A DESIRE TO MAINTAIN THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH THE COMMON MARKET IN TERMS LAID DOWN IN THE TREATY OF ROME. THE PRESENT MEETING WILL DISCUSS THIS ASSOCIATION IN READINESS FOR THE CONVENTION IN DECEMBER 1962 WHICH WILL RATIFY NEW AGREEMENTS.

    AMONG ITEMS ON THE AGENDA WERE THE DISPOSAL OF TROPICAL PRODUCTS, REVENUES, FINANCIAL AID, DEVELOPMENT FUNDS, TECHNICAL COOPERATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMMES, AND METHODS OF ENCOURAGING PRIVATE INVESTMENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY (EURATOM) AND THE EUROPEAN IRON AND STEEL COMMUNITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA15L988FP30OWA1S0AFQC7YJ1V
    Media URN:
    VLVA15L988FP30OWA1S0AFQC7YJ1V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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