Communiqué issued by Georges Pompidou on the international monetary situation (Paris, 18 August 1971)

On 18 August 1971, the French President comments on the US decision to suspend the convertibility of the dollar into gold and calls for closer monetary cooperation at Community level.

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Source: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee: A retrospective view of the political year in Europe 1971. November 1972. Paris: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee.

Copyright: (c) WEU Secretariat General - Secrétariat Général UEO

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