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Australia/Yugoslavia cultural agreement



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I ν I

MINISTER FOR

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

NEWS RELEASE

THE HON. ANDREW PEACOCK M.P.

14 September 1976

AUSTRALIA/YUGOSLAVIA CULTURAL AGREEMENT

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Andrew Peacock, announced that Australia signed a cultural agreement with Yugoslavia today =

The agreement, signed in Canberra by Mr Peacock and the Ambassador of Yugoslavia, Mr A. Sokorac, is similar to those Australia has concluded with a number of other countries- It recognises that the

different cultural backgrounds of the two countries present opportunities to learn from each other and is intended to foster friendship and mutual understanding.

It provides a framework for the promotion of understanding the history, culture, institutions and general way of life of each country through exchanges in such fields as the visual and performing arts’ ,

literature, education, science, the mass media, youth activities, tourism and sport.

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