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    FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE SEVEN-NATION WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION (W.E.U.) TODAY (THURSDAY) IN LONDON BEGAN A?

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    FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE SEVEN-NATION WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION (W.E.U.) TODAY (THURSDAY) IN LONDON BEGAN A MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR. R.A. BUTLER. THE CONFERENCE IS THE SECOND OF ITS KIND SINCE THE DECISION THAT BRITAIN, FAILING LAST JANUARY TO ENTER THE COMMON MARKET, SHOULD KEEP IN CLOSE CONTACT THROUGH THE W.E.U.

    TODAY, IN THE FIRST OF THEIR TWO-DAY TALKS, MINISTERS WILL BE DISCUSSING MAINLY POLITICAL QUESTIONS. ON THE AGENDA ARE SUCH SUBJECTS AS EAST-WEST RELATIONS, DEVELOPMENTS IN THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH-EAST ASIA AND THE SITUATION IN SOUTH AMERICA.

    TOMORROW THEY WILL EXAMINE ECONOMIC ISSUES: IN PARTICULAR, PROSPECTS FOR THE FORTHCOMING "KENNEDY ROUND" OF TARIFF-CUTTING NEGOTIATIONS AND THE UNITED NATIONS TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. ANOTHER QUESTION FOR REVIEW IS THAT OF ECONOMIC AID FOR UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES.

    THROUGH MR. BUTLER, BRITAIN WILL BE PRESIDING OVER THE CONFERENCE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE FRANCE VETOED HER ENTRY INTO THE COMMON MARKET. AND ALL THE SIX MARKET COUNTRIES WILL BE REPRESENTED, INCLUDING FRANCE WHOSE FOREIGN MINISTER, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE, IS VISITING LONDON FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE NEGOTIATIONS BROKE DOWN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4DACH80O7F9EE4S2F1DI56TTW
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DACH80O7F9EE4S2F1DI56TTW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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