• Short Summary

    THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE SEVEN-NATION WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION (WEU) BEGAN ITS TWO-DAY QUARTERLY SESSION IN BRUSSELS TODAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE SEVEN-NATION WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION (WEU) BEGAN ITS TWO-DAY QUARTERLY SESSION IN BRUSSELS TODAY (THURSDAY).

    THE COUNCIL IS HOLDING ONE OF THE REGULAR MEETINGS TO DISCUSS EUROPEAN AND WORLD AFFAIRS INSTITUTED AFTER THE FAILURE OF BRITAIN'S ATTEMPT TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET.

    THREE FOREIGN MINISTERS ARE ATTENDING - DR. GERHARD SCHROEDER (WEST GERMANY), MR. EUGENE SCHAUS (LUXEMBOURG) AND MR. R. A. BUTLER (BRITAIN).

    TODAY'S SESSION OF THE TWO-DAY MEETING WAS DEVOTED TO POLITICAL ASPECTS, WHILE TOMORROW THE MINISTERS WILL CONCENTRATE ON ECONOMIC PROBLEMS.

    PRIORITY IS TO BE GIVEN TO A DISCUSSION OF THE DEVELOPING AFRICAN STATES - A THEME WHICH WILL BE DISCUSSED BY THE W.E.U. FOR THE FIRST TIME.

    MR BUTLER IS EXPECTED TO REPORT ON THE LATEST SITUATION IN CYPRUS AND IS ALSO EXPECTED TO GIVE THE BACKGROUND TO BRITAIN'S NEW BUDGET PRESENTED ON TUESDAY. THIS FOLLOWS DISCUSSION BY THE COMMON MARKET'S COUNCIL OF MINISTERS IN BRUSSELS THIS WEEK OF ANTI-INFLATION MEASURES TO BE APPLIED BY THE SIX MEMBER-GOVERNMENTS.

    THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS DECIDED TODAY TO POSTPONE UNTIL ITS NEXT MEETING DISCUSSION OF A PLAN FOR CLOSER CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN BRITAIN AND THE COMMON MARKET "SIX". DR SCHROEDER, AND MR BUTLER BOTH SUPPORTED THE IDEA OF INTENSIFIED CONTACTS TO KEEP THE POLICIES OF THE "SEVEN" AS CLOSE AS POSSIBLE, CONFERENCE SOURCES SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACV244K4Z25H9WIDH5ES19IYOQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACV244K4Z25H9WIDH5ES19IYOQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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