• Short Summary

    THREE MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, AND AUSTRIA, MEETING IN THE AUSTRIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY, VIENNA, OCTOBER 19, UNANIMOUSLY AGREED THAT THEIR NEUTRAL STATUS DOES NOT PREVENT THEM FROM TAKING PART IN EUROPE'S ECONOMIC INTEGRATION BROUGHT ABOUT BY THE COMMON MARKET.

  • Description

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    LV. MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.
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    2.
    CU. SIGN "MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS".
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    3.
    SV. LEFT TO RIGHT, NETZEN, BOCK, KREISKY, WAHLEN, LANGE AND SCHAFFNER.
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    4.
    GV. MINISTERS BEATED ROUND CONFERENCE TABLE.
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    5.
    SCU. WAHLEN (SWITZERLAND)
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    6.
    SCU. LANGE (SWEDEN)
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    STV. AUSTRIAN DELEGATES.
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    SCU. KREISKY (AUSTRIA)
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    9.
    LV. MEETING IN PROGRESS DOORS CLOSE.
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    Background: THREE MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, AND AUSTRIA, MEETING IN THE AUSTRIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY, VIENNA, OCTOBER 19, UNANIMOUSLY AGREED THAT THEIR NEUTRAL STATUS DOES NOT PREVENT THEM FROM TAKING PART IN EUROPE'S ECONOMIC INTEGRATION BROUGHT ABOUT BY THE COMMON MARKET.

    THE AUSTRIAN DELEGATION WAS LED BY FOREIGN MINISTER KREISKY AND TRADE MINISTER BOCK. TRADE MINISTER LANGE AND AGRICULTURAL MINISTER NETZEN REPRESENTED SWEDEN. SWITZERLAND WAS REPRESENTED BY PRESIDENT WAHLEN AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS MINISTER SCHAFFNER.

    A STATEMENT PUBLISHED AFTER THE MEETING SAID THE THREE GOVERNMENTS WOULD PROBABLY FORMALLY ANNOUNCED THEIR READINESS TO START TALKS ON EUROPEAN INTEGRATION BY THE END OF 19561. A FINAL DECISION, IT WAS ADDED, DEPENDED ON FURTHER TALKS WITH THE REMAINING EFTA MEMBERS AT THE MINISTERIAL MEETING IN NOVEMBER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACYEF1O8HUW4XLN4T5YHQD4VUH
    Media URN:
    VLVACYEF1O8HUW4XLN4T5YHQD4VUH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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