Address given by Paul-Henri Spaak at the ceremony held to mark the signing of the Rome Treaties (Rome, 25 March 1957)

On 25 March 1957, during the ceremony held in Rome to mark the signing of the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euratom), Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Foreign Minister and Chairman of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom, delivers an address in which he emphasises the historic importance of the event and pays tribute to those who worked towards a united Europe before him.

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Source: Archives historiques du Conseil de l'Union européenne, Bruxelles, Rue de la Loi 175. Négociations des traités instituant le CEE et la CEEA (1955-1957), CM3. Conférence des ministres des Affaires étrangères et signature des traités de la CEE et de la CEEA, Rome, 25.03.1957, CM3/ NEGO/098.

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