• Short Summary

    FINANCE MINISTERS FROM THE BIG TEN COUNTRIES OF THE FREE WORLD WORKED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS IN WASHINGTON FRIDAY (DDC 17) FOR AGREEMENT B THIS WEEKEND ON NEW WORLD CURRENCY VALUES WHICH WOLD BE BASED ON DEVALUATION OF THE US DOLLAR.

  • Description

    FINANCE MINISTERS FROM THE BIG TEN COUNTRIES OF THE FREE WORLD WORKED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS IN WASHINGTON FRIDAY (DDC 17) FOR AGREEMENT B THIS WEEKEND ON NEW WORLD CURRENCY VALUES WHICH WOLD BE BASED ON DEVALUATION OF THE US DOLLAR. US TREASURY SEC. JOHN CONNALLY ARRIVING TO PRESIDE OVER THE TWO DAY NEGOTIATIONS TOLD NEWSMEN HE WAS HOPEFUL WE CAN WIN IT UP HERE. HE ADDED THAT WE, THE UNITED STATES ARE READY TO PUSH IT TO A CONCLUSION, BUT TOO OPTIMISTIC THAT WE WILL. THE CENTRAL POINT OF THE FRICTION AMONG THE MINISTERS WAS THE SAFE THE ANXIETY OF EUROPE AND JAPAN TO GET RID OF THE US 10 PER CENT IMPORT SURCHARGE AND THE US INTENT TO GET THE HIGHEST PRICE FOR IT'S ELIMINATION. CONNALLY AID AS HE STEPPED FROM HIS LIMOUSINE THAT HE EXPECTED SOME HARD BARGAINING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAER9FDLWCXIF2L09K2YOBCZG4K
    Media URN:
    VLVAER9FDLWCXIF2L09K2YOBCZG4K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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