Telegram from Jean-Marc Boegner to the French Foreign Ministry on the empty chair crisis (Brussels, 2 July 1965)

On 2 July 1965, Jean-Marc Boegner, Permanent Representative of France to the European Communities, sends a letter to the French Foreign Minister, Maurice Couve de Murville, in which he gives an account of the breakdown of the Council’s discussions during the night of 30 June, which led to the empty chair crisis. The talks focused, in particular, on the financing of the common agricultural policy (CAP) and on the role of the European Parliamentary Assembly.

Source and copyright

Source: Ministère des Affaires étrangères. Commission de publication des DDF (sous la dir.). Documents diplomatiques français. Volume II: 1965 (1er juillet-31 décembre). Bruxelles: PIE-Peter Lang, 2004. 873 p. p. 23-25.

Copyright: (c) Ministère des Affaires étrangères de la République Française

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