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25-DEC-1989/1 JAN1990


EC Ministers Approve Mandate for Free Trade Negotiations with GCC

The European Community (EC) Foreign Ministers on 19 December approved themandate adopted by the EC's Executive Commission last September for the startof negotiations on a free trade agreement between the EC and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states (MEES, 25 September). The agreement is designedto supplement the first stage accord between the GCC and EC signed on 25 June...