Roy Jenkins, A Life at the Centre: extract concerning the establishment of the EMS

In his memoirs, Roy Jenkins, President of the European Commission from 1977 to 1981, recalls the proposal submitted by the German Chancellor, Helmut Schmidt, to the Copenhagen European Council, held on 7 and 8 April 1978, with a view to the establishment of a new European Monetary System.

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Source: [Extract concerning the establishment of the EMS]. In: A life at the centre. London: Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 1991. pp. 476-478. ISBN 0-333-55164-8.

Copyright: (c) Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Reprinted by permission of Peters Fraser & Dunlop ( on behalf of Roy Jenkins

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