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THE WEEK AHEAD

BRUSSELS : Money for Eastern Europe

October 30, 1990

Working-level representatives of the world's 24 wealthiest industrial countries assemble today in the Belgian capital to decide how to apportion $272 million in aid to the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe.

High on the agenda will be whether to add Romania to the list of recipient nations, which now includes Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.

Human rights infractions kept Bucharest off the list approved at the last ministerial meeting of the so-called G-24 countries last July. But it has since shown signs of improvement, and it has supported the U.S.-led multinational force in the Persian Gulf region since Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, triggering the current Middle East standoff.

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