News In Brief

European and third-world nations sign aid accord

The 10 European Community countries and 65 developing nations Saturday signed the third Lome Convention, a development aid and commerce accord valued at more than $6 billion.

The pact, covering 1985-89, will provide grants and loans to participating developing countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific region. It also removes customs duties for most of the developing countries' imports to the European Community.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK