Draft preamble on the association regime between the OCTs and the Common Market (Brussels, 18 December 1956)

On 18 December 1956, Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Foreign Minister and Chairman of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom, drafts a preamble that sets out the objectives and arrangements for the association of the overseas countries and territories (OCTs) with the future European Economic Community (EEC).

Source and copyright

Source: Archives historiques du Conseil de l'Union européenne, Bruxelles, Rue de la Loi 175. Négociations des traités instituant la CEE et la CEEA (1955-1957), CM3. Conférence intergouvernementale : historique de l'article 131 du traité instituant la CEE, CM3/NEGO/252.

Copyright: (c) Union européenne

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