• Short Summary

    MINISTERS OF THE EIGHT NATION EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA) TODAY (THURSDAY) DECLARED THAT EUROPE COULD NOT "REALISE ITS FULL POTENTIAL UNTIL ITS PRESENT DIVISION IS BROUGHT TO AN END." AT THE END OF THE ONE-DAY MEETING IN LAUSANNE THEY CALLED UNANIMOUSLY FOR A QUICK START TO NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE EFTA NATIONS AND THE COMMON MARKET.

  • Description

    MINISTERS OF THE EIGHT NATION EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION (EFTA) TODAY (THURSDAY) DECLARED THAT EUROPE COULD NOT "REALISE ITS FULL POTENTIAL UNTIL ITS PRESENT DIVISION IS BROUGHT TO AN END." AT THE END OF THE ONE-DAY MEETING IN LAUSANNE THEY CALLED UNANIMOUSLY FOR A QUICK START TO NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE EFTA NATIONS AND THE COMMON MARKET.

    THE MINISTERIAL MEETING WAS THE FIRST SINCE BRITAIN, NORWAY AND DENMARK APPLIED FOR NEGOTIATIONS TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET, AND IT CAME ONLY THREE DAYS AFTER FRANCE RENEWED ITS TOUCH TERMS FOR BRITISH NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE COMMON MARKET.

    MINISTER FROM BRITAIN, SWEDEN, DENMARK, NORWAY, FINLAND, SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA AND PORTUGAL EXPRESSED THEIR CONCERN AT "THE PROTECTIONIST TENDENCIES NOW APPEARING IN THE UNITED STATES. BUT THEY WERE CONFIDENT THAT MOVES TOWARDS DISMANTLING TRADE BARRIERS WOULD BE SUSTAINED IN ORDER TO GET THE BENEFITS OF THE KENNEDY ROUND OF TARIFF CUTTING NEGOTIATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9SOQ9SKOXJ5EK1IFBF539GAAT
    Media URN:
    VLVA9SOQ9SKOXJ5EK1IFBF539GAAT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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