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Statement by the president on the occasion of Europe Day

05/05/2017

Statement by the president of the European Economic and Social Committee, Georges Dassis, on the occasion of Europe Day.

67 years ago, the foundations of the European Union were laid when, on 9 May 1950, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, Robert Schuman, embarked on a new path towards European integration by proposing that a European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) be established..

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