Account given by Pierre Uri: the origins of the Messina Resolution (Rome, 25 March 1987)

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At the conference held from 25 to 28 March 1987 in Rome to mark the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euratom), Pierre Uri, former Head of the Economic Affairs Division of the High Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), refers to the work which culminated in the resolution on European revival adopted on 3 June 1955 by the Foreign Ministers of the Six at the end of the Messina Conference.

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Source: Colloque sur la relance européenne et les traités de Rome/25-28 mars 1987 / Pierre Uri.- Rome: Commission européenne [Prod.], 25.03.1987. DG Press & Communication, Commission européenne, Bruxelles. - SON (00:04:33, Montage, Son original).
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