• Short Summary

    AT THE 17TH ANNUAL SESSION IN GENEVA, MAY 4, OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE - AIMED AT STRENGTHENING AND PROMOTING ECONOMIC COOPERATION - UNITED NATIONS ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT CALLED ON ITS MEMBER NATIONS TO PUT ASIDE POLITICAL BICKERING AND WORK FOR CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTINENT.

  • Description

    AT THE 17TH ANNUAL SESSION IN GENEVA, MAY 4, OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE - AIMED AT STRENGTHENING AND PROMOTING ECONOMIC COOPERATION - UNITED NATIONS ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT CALLED ON ITS MEMBER NATIONS TO PUT ASIDE POLITICAL BICKERING AND WORK FOR CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONTINENT. ON BOTH SIDES OF THE IRON CURTAIN MEMBER NATIONS SHOULD NOT LET POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS INFLUENCE THEIR WORK IN THE COMMISSION, HE SAID.

    ECE MUST CONTINUE TO TRY, IN ITS OWN WAY, TO COUNTERACT OR MITIGATE THE DIVISIVE TRENDS AMONG THE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, HE ADDED.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE THAT DAY, MR U THANT SAID THAT DESPITE THE CURRENT NUCLEAR TEST BAN DEADLOCK AND THE APPROACHING DEADLOCK IN THE 17-NATION DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE IN GENEVA, HE SAW GROUNDS FOR HOPE RATHER THAN FOR DESPAIR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2NHXT0JG50DMCMTVPW9WMZD3O
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NHXT0JG50DMCMTVPW9WMZD3O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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