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    A communique issued in Warsaw on Thursday after a meeting of Warsaw Pact foreign ministers has called for an all-European security conference to be held next year.

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    SV INT. Delegates
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    SV Delegates move to conference room Gromyko & Manescu head line
    0.21

    3.
    GV Delegates seated at table
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    SV Gromyko talks to delegates PAN Polish & Rumanian delegates
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    CU Manescu PAN TO other delegates
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    SCU Gromyko
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    GV Delegates at table
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    Background: A communique issued in Warsaw on Thursday after a meeting of Warsaw Pact foreign ministers has called for an all-European security conference to be held next year.

    The ministers agreed that such a conference is necessary to overcome Europe's division into military and political blocs.

    The idea of an all-European security conference has been canvassed widely by the Soviet Union - which was represented at the Warsaw meeting by the Foreign Minister, Mr Gromyko.

    SYNOPSIS: The seven Foreign Ministers of the Warsaw Pact - who on Thursday released a communique calling for an all-European security conference to be held next year. The communique was released 24 hours after the ministers concluded this two-day meeting in Warsaw. The ministers agreed that a security conference is necessary to overcome Europe's division into military and political blocs.

    The idea of an all-European security conference has been canvassed widely by the Soviet Union -- represented in Warsaw by Mr Gromyko. The communique makes it clear that Warsaw Pact ministers will appeal to the governments of all interested states to start preparations for a European conference without delay.

    Western nations have made it clear they want a settlement on the question of access between West Germany and West Berlin -- before they respond to any call from Eastern Europe for a security conference.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABF1OQO1IXNJQZ052MD85KF5JV
    Media URN:
    VLVABF1OQO1IXNJQZ052MD85KF5JV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
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