• Short Summary

    IN BRUSSELS, TODAY (WEDNESDAY), THE OPENING OF THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET AND 18 AFRICAN STATES.

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    IN BRUSSELS, TODAY (WEDNESDAY), THE OPENING OF THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET AND 18 AFRICAN STATES.

    THE CHAIRMAN, MR. SCHMUECKER OF WEST GERMANY TOLD THE DELEGATES THE OCCASION WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND MEMORABLE IN THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE PEOPLES OF AFRICA AND EUROPE... "THE FACT THAT A COMMUNITY COMPOSED OF SIX EUROPEAN STATES AND 18 AFRICAN STATES HAS FOUND A FIELD OF AGREEMENT MUST BE CONSIDERED AS AN APPRECIABLE SUCCESS," HE SAID.

    M. CABOU, SENEGAL MINISTER OF INDUSTRY AND CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL OF CO-ORDINATION OF THE 18 SAID THEY WERE STRONGLY DECIDED TO GIVE THE ASSOCIATION EVERY CHANCE TO LIVE AND DEVELOP, CONVINCED THAT THEIR JOINT EFFORTS WOULD ENSURE THEIR COMMON SUCCESS AND PERSUADED THAT EUROPE, LIKE THEMSELVES WANTED ONLY TO PROMOTE THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR ECONOMIES.

    AND PROFESSOR HALLSTEIN, PRESIDENT OF THE MARKET'S EXECUTIVE COMMISSION, SAID THE FACT THAT THE COMMON MARKET AND THE 18 AFRICAN STATES WERE ASSOCIATED SHOULD NOT MEAN THAT THEY REMAINED DEAF TO THE NEEDS OF THE SURROUNDING WORLD AND THERE MUST BE CLOSE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE E.E.C. AND AFRICAN ASSOCIATES IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS, HE ADDED.

    COMMON MARKET REPRESENTATIVES TODAY INFORMED THEIR AFRICAN COLLEAGUES OF THEIR DECISION TO OPEN NEGOTIATIONS WITH NIGERIA WITH A VIEW TO CONCLUDING AN ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87XQNCHUDBQ73GH85VAW6E9JU
    Media URN:
    VLVA87XQNCHUDBQ73GH85VAW6E9JU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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