Treaty between the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Republic, Ireland, the Italian Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Member States of the European Communities) and the Hellenic Republic concerning the accession of the Hellenic Republic to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community

Published date19 November 1979
Date of Signature28 May 1979
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Communities, L 291, 19 November 1979
L_1979291EN.01000901.xml
19.11.1979 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 291/9

TREATY

between

the Kingdom of Belgium,

the Kingdom of Denmark,

the Federal Republic of Germany,

the French Republic,

Ireland,

the Italian Republic,

the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg,

the Kingdom of the Netherlands,

the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

(Member States of the European Communities)

and

the Hellenic Republic

concerning the accession of the Hellenic Republic to the European Economic Community and to the European Atomic Energy Community

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC,

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC,

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND,

UNITED in their desire to pursue the attainment of the objectives of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community,

DETERMINED in the spirit of those Treaties to construct an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe on the foundation already laid,

CONSIDERING that Article 237 of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and Article 205 of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community afford European States the opportunity of becoming members of these Communities,

CONSIDERING that the Hellenic Republic has applied to become a member of these Communities,

CONSIDERING that the Council of the European Communities, after having obtained the opinion of the Commission, has declared itself in favour of the admission of this State,

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS,

Mr Wilfried MARTENS,

Prime Minister;

Mr Henri SIMONET,

Minister of Foreign Affairs;

Mr Joseph VAN DER MEULEN,

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK,

Mr Niels Anker KOFOED,

Minister for Agriculture;

Mr Gunnar RIBERHOLDT,

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,

Mr Hans-Dietrich GENSCHER,

Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs;

Mr Helmut SIGRIST,

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the European Communities;

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