Statement by Georges Pompidou (Paris, 21 May 1971)

On 21 May 1971, during a visit to Paris by the British Prime Minister, Edward Heath, the French President, Georges Pompidou, emphasises the importance of the future accession of the United Kingdom to the European Economic Community (EEC).

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Source: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee: A retrospective view of the political year in Europe 1971. November 1972. Paris: Western European Union Assembly-General Affairs Committee. "Statement to the press by Mr. Pompidou, President of the French Republic, after his talks with Mr. Heath, British Prime Minister (Paris, 21 May 1971)", p. 178-179.

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