World: Next Step?

To mark the Common Market's tenth anniversary, Italian Foreign Minister Amintore Fanfani suggested last month that a summit meeting of the rulers of the Six be held in Rome in April. Last week, to everyone's surprise, France's Charles de Gaulle, usually scornful of such supranationalism, let it be known that he will go to Rome "if a meeting is held." A top question will be the possible admission of Great Britain. So far, De Gaulle has said no, but now there are hopes that he may relent. If he does, he will have lots of company: everyone else wants Britain in.

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