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    Foreign Ministers from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) arrived in Brussels today (9 December) to work out their response to the Warsaw Pact's renewed call for a European Security Conference.

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    Foreign Ministers from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) arrived in Brussels today (9 December) to work out their response to the Warsaw Pact's renewed call for a European Security Conference.

    The 15-nation NATO will also use their two-day meeting to discuss ways of encouraging the Soviet Union to accept exploratory talks on mutual and balanced force reductions (MBFR) in Europe.

    American Secretary of State Mr. William Rogers brought with him a message form President Nixon to the NATO meeting. It said that the United States would not weaken its partnership with Western European nor its commitment to European defence.

    SYNOPSIS: Brussels on Thursday -- scene of the arrival of Foreign Ministers from NATO -- the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation -- for their two-day annual winter meeting.

    Belgian Foreign Ministers was there to greet the visitors. Their main job will be to work out their response to the Warsaw Pact's renewed call for a European Security Conference.

    British Foreign Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home was also attending.

    A message to the 15-nation talks from President Nixon was carried by American State Secretary William Rogers. It pledged that the United States would not weaken its partnership with Western Europe -- nor its commitment to European defence......Another delegate -- French Foreign Minister Maurice Schumann.

    The conference will also be discussing ways of encouraging the Soviet Union to accept exploratory talks on mutual and balanced force reductions (MBFR) in Europe.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4QW6OYK70HHIKV0QXHPDZ3MVP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4QW6OYK70HHIKV0QXHPDZ3MVP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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