Common Market: Start of a New Decade

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Questions Confronting Common Market

Tenth Birthday of European Economic Community

The tenth anniversary of the founding of the European Economic Community, better known as the Common Market, is to be marked by a meeting of officials of the six member countries on March 25 in Rome, where the treaty creating the organization was signed in 1957. The gathering, suggested by the Italian government early in January, will be purely ceremonial, but it is altogether likely that the representatives of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands will not let slip the opportunity to discuss questions facing the Common Market at the opening of its second decade.

Among those questions is the renewal of Great Britain's efforts to gain entry to the group. Prime Minister Harold Wilson ...

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