Letter from Willy Brandt to Georges Pompidou (17 October 1971)

On 17 October 1971, Willy Brandt takes the initiative to define a common position of the Six on monetary policy. In a letter sent to Georges Pompidou, the German Chancellor approves the measures proposed by the French President at his press conference held on 25 September and emphasises the importance of consultation between France and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) in order to put an end to the monetary crisis.

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Source: Willy-Brandt-Archiv im Archiv der sozialen Demokratie der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn. Bundeskanzler und Bundesregierung 1969-1974 (A 8). 51.

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