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    UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT TODAY (TUESDAY) CALLED FOR CONCERTED ACTION IN DEFENCE OF WORLD PEACE BY THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE 18-NATION COUNCIL OF EUROPE.

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    UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT TODAY (TUESDAY) CALLED FOR CONCERTED ACTION IN DEFENCE OF WORLD PEACE BY THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE 18-NATION COUNCIL OF EUROPE.

    HE TOLD THE COUNCIL'S CONSULTATIVE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY IN STRASBOURG THAT THERE NOW SEEMED LITTLE REASON TO FEAR THAT THE 17-YEAR-OLD COUNCIL'S ACTIVITIES MIGHT PROVE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THOSE OF THE U.N. THE COUNCIL STIPULATED THAT MEMBERSHIP IN IT SHOULD NOT AFFECT COLLABORATION IN U.N. WORK, U THANT RECALLED.

    BUT IN RECENT YEARS, REGIONAL ORGANISATIONS HAD COME TO BE MORE CLEARLY REGARDED AS COMPLEMENTARY TO THE U.N., RATHER THAN SUBSTITUTES FOR IT, HE SAID.

    U THANT SAID HE HOPED ORGANISATIONS SERVING PEACEFUL REGIONAL INTEREST WOULD BECOME MORE AND MORE THE FOUNDATION OF WORLD ORDER. HE TOLD THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARIANS AND MINISTERS IN THE ASSEMBLY THAT IF THE TWO ORGANISATIONS COULD MAKE THEIR EFFORTS MORE CLOSELY CONCERTED BOTH MIGHT BE CONSIDERABLY STRENGTHENED.

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL SAID THAT IN THE LAST 20 YEARS A HEALTHY SPIRIT WHICH COMBINED INDEPENDENCE WITH AN AWARENESS OF THE NEED FOR INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION HAD EMERGED. EVEN THE EAST-WEST STRUGGLE, HE SAID, HAD MODERATED AND WENT ON....
    U THANT OUTLINED THE MAIN CAUSES FOR TENSIONS IN THE WORLD AT PRESENT AND SAID THAT TODAY THERE WAS A NEED FOR LEADERSHIP AND CONCERTED ACTION IN THE WORLD. SUCH LEADERSHIP, HE SAID, COULD ONLY BE EFFECTIVE IF THE OLDER NATIONS SHOWED TOLERANCE AND UNDERSTANDING TOWARDS THE NEW NATIONS OF ASIA AND AFRICA.

    THE FORTITUDE, INGENUITY, AND IMAGINATION OF EUROPE HAD PLACED ITS COUNTRIES IN A FORTUNATE AND STRONG POSITION. HE CONTINUED....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1S4X9833PTNXL6SO13SELEFY9
    Media URN:
    VLVA1S4X9833PTNXL6SO13SELEFY9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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