• Short Summary

    GOVERNMENT LEADERS GATHERED MONROVIA ON WEDNESDAY FOR THE OPENING SESSION OF A CONFERENCE WHICH WILL PREPARE FOR A 14-NATION WEST AFRICAN SUMMIT NEXT WEEK ON ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION.

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    GOVERNMENT LEADERS GATHERED MONROVIA ON WEDNESDAY FOR THE OPENING SESSION OF A CONFERENCE WHICH WILL PREPARE FOR A 14-NATION WEST AFRICAN SUMMIT NEXT WEEK ON ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION.

    REPRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE, WHICH WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY LIBERIA'S PRESIDENT WILLIAM TUBMAN, ARE GAMBIA, GHANA, GUINEA, LIBERIA, MALI, MAURITANIA, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, SIERRA LEONE AND UPPER VOLTA.

    THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING, CALLED BY THE HEADS OF THE SENEGAL RIVER STATES AS A MOVE ESSENTIAL TO THE STIMULATION OF AFRICAN UNITY AND REGIONAL CO-OPERATION, IS TO PREPARE AN AGENDA FOR A TWO-DAY HEADS OF STATE CONFERENCE.

    A SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE CONFERENCE HAS SUBMITTED PROPOSALS ON MEANS OF ESTABLISHING A TRADE COMMUNITY AMONG WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

    THE COMMITTEE WHICH DEALS WITH THE STRUCTURE OF SUCH AN ORGANISATION YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) SUBMITTED AMMENDMENTS TO THE ARTICLE OF ASSOCIATION PROPOSED IN ACCRA LAST YEAR. NO DETAILS OF THE AMMENDMENTS WERE GIVEN.

    TWELVE NATIONS SIGNED ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION LAST YEAR SETTING UP A COMMON MARKET TO FURTHER MAXIMUM EXCHANGE OF GOODS AND SERVICES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9GGXTCIZEW7EJJ5QR8FCCK1CA
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GGXTCIZEW7EJJ5QR8FCCK1CA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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