Memorandum by the French government to the British government on the Schuman Plan (Paris, 30 May 1950)

On 30 May 1950, in order to dispel any misunderstanding between France and the United Kingdom over the fundamental objectives of the Schuman Plan, the French government sends a memorandum to the British government setting out the main inspiration for the planned coal and steel pool, while emphasising the scope of the proposed bases for negotiation.

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Source: The National Archives of the United Kingdom, [s.l.], Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU., Records created and inherited by the Foreign Office, FO. Foreign Office: Legation and Consulate, Luxembourg: General Correspondence, FO 982. Schuman plan: coal and steel; French proposals 1950, FO 982/24.

Copyright: (c) The National Archives of the United Kingdom

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