• Short Summary

    A CALL FOR AN ENLARGEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY TO INCLUDE BRITAIN, AND OTHER WISHING TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET, WAS MADE BY ITALY TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION OPENED ITS FIVE-DAY AUTUMN SESSION IN PARIS.

  • Description

    A CALL FOR AN ENLARGEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY TO INCLUDE BRITAIN, AND OTHER WISHING TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET, WAS MADE BY ITALY TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION OPENED ITS FIVE-DAY AUTUMN SESSION IN PARIS. ITALY'S UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SIGNOR GIORGIO OLIVA, ADDRESSING THE ASSEMBLY, SAID THAT IN THE FACE OF THE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN CRISIS, THE WESTERN EUROPEAN NATIONS WERE OBLIGED TO CONSOLIDATE AND DEVELOP EUROPEAN UNITY.

    THE ASSEMBLY OF THE WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION BRINGS TOGETHER BRITAIN AND THE SIX COMMON MARKET COUNTRIES -- BELGIUM, FRANCE, WEST GERMANY, LUXEMBOURG, THE NETHERLANDS AND ITALY.

    THE CONFERENCE IS EXPECTED TO DEBATE A PLAN OUTLINED RECENTLY BY BELGIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. PIERRE HARMEL, CALLING FOR CO-OPERATION WITH BRITAIN IN ALL FIELDS NOT COVERED BY THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY. M. HARMEL'S PROPOSALS COVER CO-OPERATION IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MONETARY POLICIES.

    SIGNOR SAID THE COMMUNITY SHOULD BE OPEN TO ALL COUNTRIES WHICH SHARED THE SAME OBJECTIVES AND WERE READY TO ASSUME THEIR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE ROME TREATY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEU2WIMKMKKSNXFVFS4HYQRODF
    Media URN:
    VLVAEU2WIMKMKKSNXFVFS4HYQRODF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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