• Short Summary

    SWITZERLAND OFFICIALLY BECAME THE 17TH MEMBER-NATION OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE AT A FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY DURING THE OPENING OF THE COUNCIL'S SPRING SESSION IN STRASBOURG YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

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    SWITZERLAND OFFICIALLY BECAME THE 17TH MEMBER-NATION OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE AT A FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY DURING THE OPENING OF THE COUNCIL'S SPRING SESSION IN STRASBOURG YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

    LATER, M.MARIUS MOUTET, OF FRANCE, SPEAKING BEFORE THE COUNCIL'S CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY, PAID TRIBUTE TO SWITZERLAND AS A PRIME EXAMPLE OF A DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC JOINING PEOPLES OF DIFFERENT LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS.

    M.PFLIMLIN, MAYOR OF STRASBOURG AND A FORMER MEMBER OF PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S GOVERNMENT, WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLY BY ACCLAMATION.IN AN INAUGURAL ADDRESS, HE TOLD THE ASSEMBLY IT SHOULD NOT BE CONCERNED ONLY THE INTERNAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE BUT ALSO WITH ITS OUTSIDE RELATIONS, ESPECIALLY WITH THE UNITED STATES.

    DURING THEIR WEEK-LONG SESSION, DELEGATES WILL TRY TO SKETCH A EUROPEAN POLICY FOR THE FUTURE, DESPITE SETBACKS TO EUROPEAN UNITY FOLLOWING FAILURE OF BRITAIN'S BID TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET.

    BRITAIN'S DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER AND CHIEF COMMON MARKET NEGOTIATOR, MR EDWARD HEATH, WHO ATTENDED YESTERDAY'S MEETING, IS EXPECTED TO OUTLINE BRITAIN'S POLICY TOWARD EUROPE AT A CONFERENCE OF EUROPEAN MINISTERS TOMORROW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADKM8PU1LRVF4TRARQBU77YWZ1
    Media URN:
    VLVADKM8PU1LRVF4TRARQBU77YWZ1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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