Reaction to the empty chair crisis (RTL, 12 July 1965)

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On 30 June 1965, France disagrees with its five EC partners on agricultural issues and refuses to attend meetings of the Six. However, the meetings of other international institutions provide France with an opportunity to resume the dialogue and find a solution to the ‘empty chair crisis'.

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Source: La crise de la chaise vide à l'occasion d'un sommet atlantique. Interview de Joseph Luns, interview de Michel Debré (ancien ministre) / JOSEPH LUNS, Michel Debré.- Paris: RTL [Prod.], 12 juillet 1965. RTL, Paris. - SON (04:36, Montage, Son original).

Photo: Crise de la chaise vide. Bruxelles: Médiathèque Commission européenne, 1965. Noir et blanc.

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