• Short Summary

    THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE SEVEN-NATION EUROPEAN REE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA) MEETS IN GENEVA ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR A MAJOR STOCK-TAKING IN THE WAKE OF BRITAIN'S UNSUCCESSFUL BID TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET.

  • Description

    THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE SEVEN-NATION EUROPEAN REE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA) MEETS IN GENEVA ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR A MAJOR STOCK-TAKING IN THE WAKE OF BRITAIN'S UNSUCCESSFUL BID TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET.

    THEIR MEETING PLACE, HEADQUARTERS OF THE WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANISATION, IS SHOWN ON FILM.

    THE MINISTERS, FROM BRITAIN, SWEDEN, NORWAY, DENMARK, AUSTRIA, PORTUGAL AND SWITZERLAND, WILL PLAN STRATEGY TO MEET THE NEW ECONOMIC SITUATION ARISING FROM THE FRENCH VETO AT THE BRUSSELS NEGOTIATIONS ON BRITAIN'S ADMISSION TO THE "SIX."
    AN IMMEDIATE PROBLEM IS PRESENTED BY NEUTRAL AUSTRIA, WHOSE FOREIGN MINISTER, DR BRUNO KREISKY, TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE ON THURSDAY THAT AUSTRIA WOULD CONTINUE TO TRY FOR ASSOCIATE STATUS WITH THE COMMON MARKET. AUSTRIA IS KNOWN TO CONSIDER THAT ASSOCIATION IS NECESSARY TO HER BECAUSE THE COMMUNITY IS HER PRINCIPAL MARKET AND SUPPLIER.

    AUTHORITATIVE EFTA QUARTERS IN GENEVA CONSIDER THAT NO NEW CONCERTED INITIATIVES FROM THE ORGANISATION AS A WHOLE WILL BE LAUNCHED AT THIS MEETING FOR ASSOCIATION LINKS WITH THE COMMON MARKET.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2XCQPW3NP5CAAWKS7S6VFE80C
    Media URN:
    VLVA2XCQPW3NP5CAAWKS7S6VFE80C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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