Statement by Jacques Santer on the introduction of the euro (Brussels, 31 December 1998)

On 31 December 1998, the day on which the irrevocable conversion rates for the euro are adopted and on the eve of the transition to the third stage of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), Jacques Santer, President of the European Commission, emphasises the political and historic implications of the event in the process of European integration.

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Source: Médiathèque centrale de la Commission européenne, Berlaymont 4/363, 200 rue de la Loi B-1049 Bruxelles.
Troisième phase de l'Union économique et monétaire- Bruxelles: Commission européenne [Prod.], 31.12.1998. DG Press & Communication, Commission européenne, Bruxelles. - VIDEO (00:01:39, Couleur, Son original).

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