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    IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS ON THE EVE OF THE THREE DAY MEETING OF THE NATO MINISTERIAL COUNCIL WHICH OPENS IN PARIS TOMORROW...

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    IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS ON THE EVE OF THE THREE DAY MEETING OF THE NATO MINISTERIAL COUNCIL WHICH OPENS IN PARIS TOMORROW...THE NATO SECRETARY-GENERAL ANNOUNCED TONIGHT (MONDAY) THAT THE 15-NATION PERMANENT COUNCIL HAS AGREED TO SET UP A KEY COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS WIDER SHARING OF NUCLEAR POLICY PLANNING IN THE WESTERN ALLIANCE. THE COMMITTEE AND ITS THREE WORKING GROUPS WILL START MEETING IN THE NEW YEAR.

    THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT IS THAT FRANCE HAS APPARENTLY NOT OBJECTED TO THE COMMITTEE'S CREATION, ALTHOUGH SHE BOYCOTTED THE MEETING OF 10 NATO DEFENCE MINISTERS IN PARIS ON NOVEMBER 27TH WHICH PROPOSED THE COMMITTEE - KNOWN AS THE "MCNAMARA COMMITTEE".

    TOMORROW'S MEETING OF FOREIGN MINISTERS IS EXPECTED TO BLUEPRINT A NEW WESTERN DEFENCE PROGRAMME FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS.

    EARLIER TODAY U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE, DEAN RUSK HAD A MEETING WITH FRENCH PRIME MINISTER POMPIDOU, AND LATER HAD A WORKING DINNER TO PREPARE FOR TOMORROW'S TALKS WITH SOME OF HIS COLLEAGUES.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF ITALY, GREECE AND TURKEY - IN ADDITION TO BRITAIN - WILL BE MISSING THE MEETING.

    KEY TOPICS EXPECTED TO BE RAISED ARE: THE WAR IN VIETNAM; THE RHODESIAN CRISIS; THE CYPRUS PROBLEM INVOLVING TWO MEMBERS OF THE ALLIANCE; AND COST SHARING IN NATO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF128WBLJBKVKT2582J6J1AZ2D
    Media URN:
    VLVAF128WBLJBKVKT2582J6J1AZ2D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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