Letter from Bruno Kreisky to Ludwig Erhard (12 December 1961)

On 12 December 1961, Bruno Kreisky, Austrian Foreign Minister, sends a letter to Ludwig Erhard, Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), German Minister for the Economy and President-in-Office of the Council of the European Economic Community (EEC), in which he formally requests the opening of negotiations with a view to the conclusion of an Association Agreement with the EEC, whilst respecting Austria’s principle of neutrality.

Source and copyright

Source: Archives historiques de la Commission européenne, Bruxelles, Avenue de Cortenbergh 1. Relations entre la CEE et l'Autriche: notes d'information sur le commerce, marché de l'emploi et l'industrie de l'Autriche; conversations exploratoires avec l'Autriche concernant un éventuel Accord d'Association; etc, BAC 38/1984 88 (1961-1963).

Copyright: (c) Europäische Union, 1995-2012

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