• Short Summary

    THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET TODAY (SUNDAY) SURVIVED ITS GRAVEST CRISIS IN ITS EIGHT YEAR HISTORY WHEN A COMPROMISE SOLUTION WAS FOUND FOR THE PROBLEM POSED BY FRANCE'S DEMAND FOR A PERMANENT VETO IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS.

  • Description

    THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET TODAY (SUNDAY) SURVIVED ITS GRAVEST CRISIS IN ITS EIGHT YEAR HISTORY WHEN A COMPROMISE SOLUTION WAS FOUND FOR THE PROBLEM POSED BY FRANCE'S DEMAND FOR A PERMANENT VETO IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS.

    THE COMPROMISE SOLUTION BROUGHT AN AGREEMENT FROM FRANCE TO END HER BOYCOTT OF THE COMMUNITY'S INSTITUTIONS AND TO RETURN TO THE SIX-NATION FOLD. THERE WERE, IN THE WORDS OF DR. JOSEPH LUNS, NETHERLANDS FOREIGN MINISTER, NO WINNERS AND NO LOSERS --SOME DELEGATES TERMED THE ACCORD A "GENTLEMAN'S DISAGREEMENT".

    THE SIX NOTED IN A FORMAL STATEMENT, SUMMING UP THE KEY AGREEMENT ON MAJORITY VOTING, THAT THERE WAS A DIVERGENCE OF VIEWS ON WHAT SHOULD BE DONE IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE TO REACH AGREEMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAELHO93W90C8FZDP1IGUEDR67Y
    Media URN:
    VLVAELHO93W90C8FZDP1IGUEDR67Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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