• Short Summary

    FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (EEC) TODAY BEGAN A TWO-DAY MEETING IN BRUSSELS ...

  • Description

    FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (EEC) TODAY BEGAN A TWO-DAY MEETING IN BRUSSELS ... THE FIRST MEETING THEY HAVE SINCE NEW FRENCH PRESIDENT GEORGES POMPIDOU TOOK OVER FROM GENERAL DE GAULLE LAST MONTH. DURING TODAY'S SESSION, FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER MAURICE SCHUMANN PROPOSED A SUMMIT OF THE SIX MEMBER-NATIONS TO DISCUSS COMMUNITY PROBLEMS, INCLUDING THE APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE "SIX" BY BRITAIN.

    M. SCHUMANN PROPOSED THAT THE SUMMIT MEETING SHOULD TAKE PLACE IN THE HAGUE BEFORE THE END OF THIS YEAR. THE PROPOSAL WAS LAUDED BY BOTH DUTCH AND WEST GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTERS.

    THE AIM OF THE PROPOSES MEETING WOULD BE TO HARMONISE THE POSITION OF MEMBER STATES ON THE OPENING OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH BRITAIN AND THE THREE OTHER APPLICANTS FOR MEMBERSHIP, DENMARK, NORWAY AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5W0RJC5SRL9BAAY5D3GKF9GBW
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W0RJC5SRL9BAAY5D3GKF9GBW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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