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    Negotiations for the association of Nigeria with the six-nation European Common Market opened in Brussels today (Tuesday) between a Nigerian Government delegation and the E.

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    Negotiations for the association of Nigeria with the six-nation European Common Market opened in Brussels today (Tuesday) between a Nigerian Government delegation and the E.E.C. Commission. The Nigerian delegation is led by Mr Zana Bukar, the Nigerian Minister of Trade and Industry.

    Nigeria is the first British Commonwealth country to negotiate for a direct economic link with the European community.

    This first stage is the negotiations is expected to last four days. The Nigerian delegation is to be told of the negotiating mandate given the Commission by the E.E.C. Council of Ministers last month. The mandate is based on the provisions of the Younde Convention which already links eighteen African independent states with the Common Market, but it also provides for a completely separate association agreement distinct from the Convention.

    One-third of Nigeria's exports of vegetable oils and seeds, cocoa, tropical hardwoods and plywood already got to the Common Market - principally to West Germany and Holland....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA89OU2JAILHWOH8MWLDTWE6MXM
    Media URN:
    VLVA89OU2JAILHWOH8MWLDTWE6MXM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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