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    In the Knights Hall of the Hague the treaty of economic union between the Benelux countries of Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg was officially signed on Monday February 3.

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    1.
    Top G.V.Pan. The crowded knights hall.


    2.
    S.V. Crowd.


    3.
    L.Front V. The Minister table.


    4.
    S.V. Ditto.


    5.
    S.C.U. Willen Dreas of Holland signing.


    6.
    S.C.U.Pan. Mr. Bech of Luxembourg to another Minister.


    7.
    L.V. The Presidents table.


    8.
    C.U. The signatures of all the Ministers.




    Initials M.R./P.B.



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    Background: In the Knights Hall of the Hague the treaty of economic union between the Benelux countries of Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg was officially signed on Monday February 3. The subject of the treaty is to free completely all traffic, goods, persons and capital between the three countries. In the presence of the 13 Dutch, 12 Belgian and 5 Luxembourg ministers are representatives of official and business life, the minister-presidents and ministers of foreign affairs put a total of 72 signatures under the papers ranging the economic union a fact.

    Minister President Willem Drees and Minister of Foreign Affairs Luns, signed for Holland; Min/Pres Achilles van cker and Foreign Minister Victor Larock signed for Belgium and Minister/President Bech (who also acts as Foreign Minister) signed for Luxembourg.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA99LZICKEQMU6RPPWRLODSD5E6
    Media URN:
    VLVA99LZICKEQMU6RPPWRLODSD5E6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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