• Short Summary

    THE COMMON MARKET COUNCIL OF MINISTERS TODAY (MONDAY) AGREED TO SEND FORMAL LETTERS OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO THE BRITISH, DANISH AND IRISH GOVERNMENTS ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNITY.

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    THE COMMON MARKET COUNCIL OF MINISTERS TODAY (MONDAY) AGREED TO SEND FORMAL LETTERS OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO THE BRITISH, DANISH AND IRISH GOVERNMENTS ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNITY.

    THE COUNCIL TOOK NO DECISION ON THE OPENING OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE THREE COUNTRIES OR EVEN ON THE DETAILS OF PROCEDURE TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE NEGOTIATIONS CAN BEGIN.

    THEY WERE PREVENTED FROM A FULL DISCUSSION BECAUSE THE FRENCH, WEST GERMAN AND ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE KEPT IN THEIR CAPITALS BY THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.

    MR RENAAT VAN ELSLANDE, THE BELGIAN PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE THAT THERE WILL BE A FULLER DISCUSSION OF THE APPLICATIONS EITHER ON JUNE 12 IN LUXEMBOURG OR IN ABOUT A FORTNIGHT'S TIME IN BRUSSELS.

    THE MINISTERS ALSO AGREED IN PRINCIPLE ON THE NOMINATIONS OF M. JEAN REY OF BELGIUM AS PRESIDENT OF THE FUTURE SINGLE EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND ON DR SICCO MANSHOLT OF HOLLAND AS ONE OF ITS VICE-PRESIDENT.

    NO DECISION WAS TAKEN ON THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE 14-MAN COMMISSION, WHICH IS DUE TO REPLACE THE EXECUTIVES OF THE THREE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES -- COMMON MARKET, EURATIOM AND THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY NEXT JULY 1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6UBR88TG6WKI544SG6W6B8G0I
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UBR88TG6WKI544SG6W6B8G0I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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