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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS- Third World News Pool

 INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Third World News Pool G P D THE Third World is soon going to have a news agency pool of its own. The details have been sorted out at the conference in New Delhi presided over by Vidya Charan Shukla, Le Monde has-come out with a criticism of the distorted news picture of the Third World that the news agencies have so far been giving us. A distinguished French newspaper saying so mast have finally clinched the issue in Delhi. A leading white newspaper endorsing the desire of the Third World ministers to have a news agency pool of their own is the most convincing of the goad intentions of the World leadership. It is one thing to be angry with the West, and quite another to be ignored by it. The ministers who conferred in New Delhi, at least some of them, occasionally enjoy an anti-West speech. What, however, hurts them is the we-don't- care-for-you attitude of the West. Le Monde has finally assured them that it understands their intentions and that it does not take any offence at what V C Shukla and his African, . Asian and Latin American colleagues say.

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