• Short Summary

    THE FIRST MEETING OF THE ANGLO-CANADIAN MINISTERIAL ECONOMIC COMMITTEE TOOK PLACE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN LONDON.?

  • Description

    THE FIRST MEETING OF THE ANGLO-CANADIAN MINISTERIAL ECONOMIC COMMITTEE TOOK PLACE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN LONDON. THE MEETING WAS HELD IN THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICIAL RESIDENCE, 10 DOWNING STREET, AND THERE WERE SUBSEQUENT DISCUSSIONS AT MARLBOROUGH HOUSE.

    PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON IS REPORTED TO HAVE TOLD THE SIX-MAN CANADIAN TEAM. LED BY EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER, PAUL MARTIN, THAT HE THOUGHT THE PROSPECTS OF EARLY VIETNAM PEACE TALKS WERE DIM.

    MR MARTIN DISCUSSED CANADA'S FOUR-POINT VIETNAM PEACE PLAN, WHICH WAS TURNED DOWN BY HANOI LAST WEEK, WHILE MR WILSON REFERRED TO HIS OWN ABORTIVE ATTEMPT TO GET PEACE TALKS STARTED EARLIER THIS YEAR. VIETNAM DOMINATED THE MEETING WHICH WAS THE OPENING SESSION OF THE ANGLO-CANADIAN COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND ECONOMIC PROBLEMS.

    MR WILSON IS REPORTED TO HAVE GIVEN THE CANADIAN TEAM A SURVEY OF HIS RECENT PROBE OF EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET CAPITALS TO ASSES THE CHANCES FOR BRITISH MEMBERSHIP, BUT HIS CABINET HAS YET TO DECIDE WHETHER TO GO AHEAD WITH FORMAL APPLICATION.

    THE TWO SIDES ALSO EXCHANGED VIEWS ON NATO PROBLEMS AND RECENT HITCHES IN MOVES TOWARDS AN EAST-WEST TREATY TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

    THE REST OF THE TWO-DAY ANGLO-CANADIAN MEETING IS EXPECTED TO CENTRE ON A DETAILED DISCUSSION OF WORLD AND BILATERAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC MATTERS, INCLUDING THE KENNEDY-ROUND OF TARIFF-CUTTING NEGOTIATIONS NOW ENTERING THEIR FINAL STAGES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SCI8YK88771VX2TWKAXA6R3T
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SCI8YK88771VX2TWKAXA6R3T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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