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    M. JEAN REY, PRESIDENT OF THE COMMON MARKET, COMMISSION, ARRIVED YESTERDAY IN DAKAR AT THE?

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    M. JEAN REY, PRESIDENT OF THE COMMON MARKET, COMMISSION, ARRIVED YESTERDAY IN DAKAR AT THE START OF A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO SENEGAL. DURING HIS VISIT HE WILL STUDY THE ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF THE COUNTRY AND HAVE TALKS WITH PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR.

    MR. REY TOLD REPORTERS AT THE AIRPORT, THAT THE VISIT WAS WELL TIMED SINCE IT COMES JUST BEFORE THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE RENEWAL OF THE YAOUNDE CONVENTION UNDER WHICH 18 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMMON MARKET. "IT IS USEFUL TO HEAR WHAT THE SENEGAL GOVERNMENT HAS TO SAY", MR REY TOLD REPORTERS HIS VISIT M. REY WILL HAVE TALKS WITH PRESIDENT SENGHOR AND MEET SENEGALESE MINISTERS CONCERNED WITH ECONOMIC PROBLEMS.

    MR. REY SPOKE ON MONDAY TO SENEGAL' ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL. HE SAID THE YAOUNDE CONVENTION MUST BE IMPROVED. HE TOLD THE COUNCIL THAT THE DETERIORATION OF TRADING TERMS TO THE DETRIMENT OF PRIMARY PRODUCERS WAS A WORLD PROBLEM WHICH THE COMMON MARKET COULD NOT SOLVE ALONE.

    (AFTER SENEGAL, MR. REY WILL BE GOING TO MALI AND THE IVORY COAST. IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY HAS BECOME ONE OF SENEGAL'S BIGGEST FOREIGN AID SUPPLIERS).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAQX8MV3GJ16Y95P6MT946GMU0
    Media URN:
    VLVAQX8MV3GJ16Y95P6MT946GMU0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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