Signature of the Act of Accession of the United Kingdom (Brussels, 22 January 1972)

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On 22 January 1972, in Brussels, Edward Heath, British Prime Minister, signs the United Kingdom's Treaty of Accession to the European Communities one hour later than anticipated after having been sprayed with ink by a demonstrator opposed to British accession upon his arrival at the Palais d'Egmont.

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Source: Adhésion de la GB à la CEE / Jean-Charles De Keyser.- Bruxelles: RTL [Prod.], 22.01.1972. RTL, Paris. - SON (00:02:11, Montage, Son original).

Photo: Adhésion du Royaume-Uni. Bruxelles: Belga, 1972. Noir et blanc.

Copyright: (c) Archives RTL

Photo: (c) Belga Photo

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