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25.03.2017  

The European Union is turning 60

 

The European Union is turning 60 
A strong and reliable partner for Indonesia


By The European Union Heads of Mission to Indonesia and ASEAN
Sixty years ago, on 25th March 1957, six European countries signed the Treaty of Rome named after the capital of Italy where they met. The common aspiration of Europeans to build peace and prosperity through shared destiny was made reality. European integration became a strong magnet, gradually enlarging and deepening to become a Union of 28 Member States. After so many wars and conflicts 510 million inhabitants entered the longest period of peace in European history.

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