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    THE WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN MINISTERS' COUNCIL BEGAN A TWO-DAY SESSION IN ROME TODAY (TUESDAY).THE?

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    THE WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN MINISTERS' COUNCIL BEGAN A TWO-DAY SESSION IN ROME TODAY (TUESDAY).THE W.E.U.LINKS BRITAIN WITH THE SIX COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES
    FIRST ITEM FOR THE OPENING SESSION WAS A REVIEW OF EUROPEAN ISSUES.MR MICHAEL STEWART, THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, IS UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE AFFIRMED HIS GOVERNMENT'S WISH TO JOIN ULTIMATELY A EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET, PROVIDING BRITAIN'S ESSENTIAL INTERESTS WERE SAFEGUARDED.HE ALSO SAID THAT EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA) COUNTRIES SHOULD BE ABLE TO JOIN IF THEY WANTED.

    AFTER EUROPEAN ISSUES, THE CONFERENCE REVIEWED AFFAIRS IN AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND ASIA.DURING DISCUSSION OF THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION, WEST GERMAN STATE SECRETARY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ROLF LAHR IS REPORTED TO HAVE SAID THE GERMAN MORAL DEBT TOWARDS THE JEWS FROM THE NAZI MISDEEDS WAS BEHIND WEST GERMANY'S POLICY OF CLOSER TIES WITH ISRAEL.

    ON WEDNESDAY THE MINISTERS ARE TO DISCUSS THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC SITUATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7K2W25WC4N08AFON2UDMR6L1X
    Media URN:
    VLVA7K2W25WC4N08AFON2UDMR6L1X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1965
    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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