Speech by Simone Veil (Strasbourg, 17 July 1979)

On 17 July 1979, during the first session of the first directly-elected European Parliament, Simone Veil, the newly-elected President of the European Parliament, delivers a speech which throws the spotlight on the Parliament’s role as the driving force in the quest for European integration.

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Source: Debates of the European Parliament. Sitting of Wednesday, 18 July 1979. 1979. Luxembourg. "Speech by Simone Veil (Strasbourg, 17 July 1979)", p. 20-24.

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