The United Kingdom and the European Community (1968)

On 3 May 1968, Sir Geoffrey De Freitas, British Member of Parliament and President of the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, raises the European Flag in front of the Parliament buildings at Westminster, to demonstrate his devotion to the European cause in spite of General de Gaulle's second veto, on 27 November 1967, of the United Kingdom's application for accession to the European Communities.

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Source: Europe Day Flag-Raising Ceremony. Westminster: Keystone, 1968. Black and White.

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The United Kingdom and the European Community (1968)