Press conference held by Charles de Gaulle (9 September 1965)

On 9 September 1965, General de Gaulle holds a press conference in the Élysée Palace. He outlines the role that France plays in the process of European integration and gives the reasons behind France’s decision no longer to have taken up its seat at the Council of Ministers since 1 July 1965.

Source and copyright

Source: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee: A retrospective view of the political year in Europe 1965. March 1966. Paris: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee.

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

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