• Short Summary

    A DELEGATION OF UNITED STATES POLITICIANS INCLUDING SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY HAD TALKS TODAY (16 OCTOBER) WITH MR.

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    A DELEGATION OF UNITED STATES POLITICIANS INCLUDING SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY HAD TALKS TODAY (16 OCTOBER) WITH MR. SICCO MANSHOLT, DUTCH VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT THE CHATEAU VAL DUCHESSE IN BRUSSELS.

    ALSO AT THE MEETING WAS MR. EMMANUEL SASSEN, A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION, WHICH IS THE COMBINED EXECUTIVE OF THE COMMON MARKET, THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY, AND EURATOM.

    TOMORROW (FRIDAY) THE UNITED STATES PARTY, WHICH CONSISTS OF 12 SENATORS AND TEN CONGRESSMEN, WILL ATTEND THE NATO PARLIAMENTARIANS ASSEMBLY IN BRUSSELS.

    THEY ARE EXPECTED TO WARN THEIR EUROPEAN ALLIES OF THE INEVITABILITY OF FURTHER NORTH AMERICAN TROOP WITHDRAWALS FROM EUROPE IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS AND TO URGE THEM TO PULL MORE WEIGHT IN THE ALLIANCE.

    WITH SENATOR KENNEDY, WHO IS SENATE MAJORITY WHIP, AND THREE INFLUENTIAL REPUBLICAN SENATORS JACOB JAVITS, JOHN SHERMAN COOPER AND CHARLES PERCY, THE U.S. DELEGATION CARRIES CONSIDERABLE POLITICAL WEIGHT THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9KA607HQT1Y50M56PNU3OL01F
    Media URN:
    VLVA9KA607HQT1Y50M56PNU3OL01F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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