8th ministerial Conference with the United Kingdom
Two sessions of the accession conference with the United Kingdom were held on 7 and 8 June and from 21 to 23 June in Luxembourg, at the closing ot the conference the Commission of the European Communities recognized that accession negotiations with the UK at the political level had come to a positive end. Furthermore, agreements were reached during the sessions.
Walter Scheel, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, seated in the middle, ...
Hans de Koster, Dutch Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, on the left, and Joseph ...
Joseph van der Meulen, Belgian Permanent Representative to the EC, Pierre Harmel, Belgian ...
Geoffrey Howe, Member of the British Parliamnent and Solicitor General, on the right
Geoffrey Howe, Member of the British Parliamnent and Solicitor General, in the foreground
Maurice Schumann, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the left
General view of the presse waiting for results at 3 a.m.
View of the participants having some rest at 3 a.m.