Address given by Karl Czernetz on Austria’s accession to EFTA (Strasbourg, 20 January 1960)

On 20 January 1960, in response to an address given by Walter Hallstein, President of the Commission of the European Economic Community (EEC), in which he referred to the status of the neutral countries in Europe, Karl Czernetz, Austrian Member of the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, explains why Austria chose to be one of the founding countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

Source and copyright

Source: Council of Europe - Consultative Assembly. Official Report of Debates. Eleventh ordinary session. (Third Part) 18-22 January 1960. Volume III. Sittings 22 to 30. 1960. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. "Speech by Karl Czernetz on European Economic Relations (20 January 1960)", p. 738-743.

Copyright: (c) Council of Europe

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