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Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities

On 28 May 1979 the signing ceremony of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities took place in the Zappeion of Athens. The ceremony was chaired by the French delegation which included Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France, Jean-François Poncet, French Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Council, Pierre Bernard-Reymond, French State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and Luc de La Barre de Nanteuil, French Permanent Representative to the EC. The Greek delegation was headed by Konstantinos Karamanlis, Greek Prime Minister, and was composed of George Contogeorgis, Greek Minister for National Economy, Georgios Rallis, Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs. Members of the other delegations signatory to the Treaty were composed of Lord Carrington, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and Donald Maitland, British Permanent Representative to the EC, representing the United Kingdom, John Lynch, Irish Prime Minister, Michael O'Kennedy, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Brendan Dillon, Irish Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Ireland, Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, Adolfo Battaglia, Under-Secretary of State to the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and Eugenio Plaja, Italian Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Italy, Gaston Thorn, Luxembourgish Prime Minister, and Jean Dondelinger, Luxembourgish Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Luxembourg, Christoph van der Klaauw, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Jan Hendrik Lubbers, Dutch Permanent Representative to the EC, representing the Netherlands, Wilfried Martens, Belgian Prime Minister, Henri Simonet, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Joseph van der Meulen, Belgian Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Belgium, Niels Anker Kofoed, Danish Minister for Agriculture, and Gunnar Riberholdt, Danish Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Denmark, and Hans-Dietrich Genscher, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Helmut Sigrist, German Permanent Representative to the EC, representing Germany. Also parts of the attendees were Roy Jenkins, President of the CEC, and Lorenzo Natali, Vice-President of the CEC in charge of Enlargement, Protection of the environment, Nuclear Safety and Relations with the Parliament.
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Exterior view of Zappeion
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Logo of the ceremony
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Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by the United-Kingdom: Lord Carrington and Donald Maitland (seated ...
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Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Ireland: Michael O'Kennedy, John Lynch and Brendan Dillon (seated ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Ireland: Michael O'Kennedy, John Lynch and Brendan Dillon (seated ...
Reference: P-002719
Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Italy: Adolfo Battaglia, Giulio Andreotti, signing the treaty, ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Italy: Adolfo Battaglia, signing the treaty, Giulio Andreotti and ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Handshake between Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, on the left, and Konstantinos ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Luxembourg: Gaston Thorn and Jean Dondelinger, seated from left ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Handshake between Gaston Thorn, on the left, and Konstantinos Karamanlis, in the presence ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by the Netherlands: Christoph van der Klaauw and Jan Hendrik Lubbers ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Belgium: Henri Simonet, Wilfried Martens, signing the treaty, and ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Denmark: Niels Anker Kofoed and Gunnar Riberholdt (seated in the ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by Germany: Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Helmut Sigrist (seated in the ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the treaty by France: Pierre Bernard-Reymond, Jean François-Poncet and Luc de ...
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Date: 28/05/1979
Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Signing of the Treaty by Greece: Georgios Rallis, Konstantinos Karamanlis and George ...
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Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
Speech by Konstantinos Karamanlis, at the podium, in the presence of Valéry Giscard ...
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Signature of the accession treaty of Greece to the European Communities
General view of the ceremony
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