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    THE NATO COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) STARTED A MEETING IN BRUSSELS THAT WILL DETERMINE THE OBJECTIVES OF THE 15-NATION ALLIANCE FOR THE NEXT DECADE.

  • Description

    THE NATO COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) STARTED A MEETING IN BRUSSELS THAT WILL DETERMINE THE OBJECTIVES OF THE 15-NATION ALLIANCE FOR THE NEXT DECADE.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF FRANCE, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE, WHOSE COUNTRY WITHDREW FROM THE INTEGRATED MILITARY STRUCTURE OF NATO LAST APRIL, IS HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE TWO-DAY MEETING.

    THE COUNCIL STARTED ITS ANNUAL SESSION WITH A REVIEW OF EAST-WEST RELATIONS AND A REVIEW OF WORLD TROUBLE SPOTS. THEN THE MINISTERS WILL CONSIDER AN EXPERT REPORT THAT CALLS FOR GREATER POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CONSULTATION WITHIN THE ALLIANCE, WHICH WILL HAVE BEEN IN EXISTENCE FOR 20 YEARS IN 1969.

    DISCUSSION ON NATO'S FUTURE WILL INCLUDE CONSIDERATION ON ITS ATTITUDE IN FUTURE ON AN EAST-WEST DETENTE IN EUROPE, AND POLICY DECISIONS WILL BE MADE ON HOW NATO FORCES WOULD BE USED IN RESPONSE TO AN ATTACK.

    SYNOPSIS: IN BRUSSELS, THE COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS OF NATO STARTS ITS ANNUAL MEETING. THIS TIME THEY'LL BE DETERMINING WHAT THE OBJECTIVES OF THE 15-NATION ALLIANCE WILL BE OVER THE NEXT DECADE.

    M. COUVE DE MURVILLE OF FRANCE IS HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE MEETING. FRANCE WITHDREW FROM THE INTEGRATED MILITARY STRUCTURE OF NATO IN APRIL. HERR WILLY BRANDT REPRESENTED WEST GERMANY.

    THE COUNCIL REVIEWED EAST-WEST RELATIONS AND SURVEYED WORLD TROUBLE SPOTS BEFORE CONSIDERING AN EXPERT REPORT ON NATO'S FUTURE.

    THE ALLIANCE WILL BE 20 YEARS OLD IN 1969. THE MINISTERS WILL DISCUSS ITS ATTITUDE IN THE 70'S TO AN EAST-WEST DETENTE IN EUROPE AND THEY'LL MAKE POLICY DECISIONS ON HOW NATO FORCES OUGHT TO REACT TO ANY ATTACK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SMB50P4YXXFN89VJHSVI6FA8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SMB50P4YXXFN89VJHSVI6FA8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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