The first ‘agricultural marathon’ (Brussels, 14 January 1962)

On 14 January 1962, following 140 hours of negotiations, the first European ‘agricultural marathon’ concludes with the decision of the Council of Ministers of the Six to move to the second stage of the transitional period and to organise common agricultural markets for each product, to apply specific rules on competition and to create a European Agriculture Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).

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Source: Histoire de l'Union européenne- Bruxelles: Commission européenne [Prod.], 1962. DG Press & Communication, Commission européenne, Bruxelles. - (00:47, Noir et blanc, Muet).
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