Traités de Rome : "L’Europe sera notre revanche"

Le 25 mars 1957, les Six portent la Communauté économique européenne et Euratom sur les fonts baptismaux. Récit d’une histoire écrite par des hommes incroyablement audacieux et courageux au sortir de la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 25, 1957 at the Palazzo dei Conservatori on Capitol Hill in Rome shows (from L) Belgium's Foreign Affair minister Paul-Henri Spaak and Belgium's Secretary-General of Economic Affairs Jean-Charles Snoy et d’Oppuers, French Foreign minister Christian Pineau and French State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Maurice Faure, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and Secretary of State at the German Foreign Office Walter Hallstein, Italian President of the Council Antonio Segni and Italian Foreign Minister Gaetano Martino, Foreign Minister of Luxembourg Joseph Bech and Luxembourg's Ambassador Lambert Schaus, Netherlands' Minister for Foreign Affairs Joseph Luns and Head of the Netherlands Delegation Johannes Linthorst-Homan, signing the treaties instituting the European Economic Community (EEC) and the Euratom Treaty. Europe celebrates on March 25, 2017 the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which established the "Common Market" for the free circulation of people, goods, services and capital, laying the foundations of the nowadays Europe. / AFP PHOTO / -
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 25, 1957 at the Palazzo dei Conservatori on Capitol Hill in Rome shows (from L) Belgium's Foreign Affair minister Paul-Henri Spaak and Belgium's Secretary-General of Economic Affairs Jean-Charles Snoy et d’Oppuers, French Foreign minister Christian Pineau and French State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Maurice Faure, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Konrad Adenauer and Secretary of State at the German Foreign Office Walter Hallstein, Italian President of the Council Antonio Segni and Italian Foreign Minister Gaetano Martino, Foreign Minister of Luxembourg Joseph Bech and Luxembourg's Ambassador Lambert Schaus, Netherlands' Minister for Foreign Affairs Joseph Luns and Head of the Netherlands Delegation Johannes Linthorst-Homan, signing the treaties instituting the European Economic Community (EEC) and the Euratom Treaty. Europe celebrates on March 25, 2017 the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which established the "Common Market" for the free circulation of people, goods, services and capital, laying the foundations of the nowadays Europe. / AFP PHOTO / - ©AFP
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La photographie, prise dans la salle des Horaces et des Curiaces du Capitole romain, est passée à la postérité : on y voit les dirigeants européens, tournant le dos au combat antique, assis l’un à côté de l’autre derrière une grande table, avec les Belges Paul-Henri Spaak et Jean-Charles Snoy et d’Oppuers...

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