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Document 11985G000

TREATY AMENDING, WITH REGARD TO GREENLAND, THE TREATIES ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, PREAMBLE

OJ L 29, 1.2.1985, p. 1–6 (DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL)

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11985G000

TREATY AMENDING, WITH REGARD TO GREENLAND, THE TREATIES ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, PREAMBLE

Official Journal L 029 , 01/02/1985 P. 0001


Preamble

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

HAVING REGARD to Article 96 of the Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community;

HAVING REGARD to Article 236 of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community;

HAVING REGARD to Article 204 of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community;

WHEREAS the Protocol on the Statute of the European Investment Bank which is annexed to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community is an integral part thereof;

WHEREAS the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark has submitted a proposal to the Council for the purpose of revising the Treaties establishing the European Communities so that they cease to apply to Greenland and introducing new arrangements governing relations between the Communities and Greenland;

WHEREAS, in view of the special features of Greenland, this proposal should be accepted by arrangements being introduced which permit close and lasting links between the Communities and Greenland to be maintained and mutual interests, notably the development needs of Greenland, to be taken into account;

WHEREAS the arrangements applicable to overseas countries and territories set out in Part Four of the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community provide an appropriate framework for these relations, although additional specific provisions are needed to cater for Greenland,

HAVE DECIDED TO determine by common agreement new arrangements applicable to Greenland and have, to this end, designated as their Plenipotentiaries:

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF BELGIANS:

Leo TINDEMANS, Minister for External Relations of The Kingdom of Belgium;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK:

Uffe ELLEMAN-JENSEN, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark;

Gunnar RIBERHOLT, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Denmark;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY:

Hans-Dietrich GENSCHER, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIK:

Theodoros PANGALOS, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC:

Roland DUMAS, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the French Republic;

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND:

Peter BARRY, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ireland;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC:

Giulio ANDREOTTI, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic;

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG:

Colette FLESCH, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS:

W. F. VAN EEKELEN, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands;

H. J. Ch. RUTTEN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands;

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

The Right Honourable Sir Geoffrey HOWE, QC, MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs;

WHO, having exchanged their Full Powers, found in good and due form,

HAVE AGREED as follows:

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