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    The co-ordinating office of the Non-Alligned Countries Conference began a four-day meeting in algiers on Sunday (30 May), in preparation for its summit meeting to be held in August in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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    The co-ordinating office of the Non-Alligned Countries Conference began a four-day meeting in algiers on Sunday (30 May), in preparation for its summit meeting to be held in August in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting was opened by Algerian Foreign Minister, Monsieur Abdul Aziz Bouteflika.

    Among the topics likely to be discussed in Algiers is the decision by the United Nations Conference on trade and Development (UNCTAD) to stabilise the prices of raw materials.

    The UNCTAD conference in Nairobi decided to establish finance for stocking basic raw materials and to have an overall programme for basic products rather than treating each one separately.

    The members of the Non-aligned Countries conference will also discuss the problems and projects of other non-aligned countries. Among the nations represented at the conference are Algeria, Cuba, Tanzania, Liberia, Nepal, Mali, Zaire, Guyana, Iraq, India, Yugoslavia, Peru, syria, Libya, Kuwait, Senegal and Somalia.

    Among the political issues expected to be tabled are the status of the Panama Canal Zone, Puerto Rico and the question of the continued division of Korea.

    SYNOPSIS: It was expected that one of the major topics of discussion would be the decision by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD - to stabilise the prices of basic raw materials.

    UNCTAD has also agreed to establish an overall programme for raw materials, rather than treating each one separately. The Conference was opened by the Foreign Minister of Algeria, Monsieur Adbul Aziz Bouteflika.

    Delegates taking part in the meeting represent countries in Central and Northern Africa, the Far East, South America, Central Europe and the Caribbean. Among the political issues expected to be discussed are the status of the Panama Canal Zone, Puerto Rico and the question of the continued division of Korea.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADEI81ZPV34UV9AMBJ5BPO7G0Z
    Media URN:
    VLVADEI81ZPV34UV9AMBJ5BPO7G0Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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