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1990 Sep 12 We
Archive (TNA)

Gulf War: Chairman of the European Democratic Group speech (Strasbourg, 12 September: Gulf crisis) ["Prompt and courageous action by the United States have protected a vital "out of area" European Community interest which - let's be frank -we were simply not organised to protect on our own"]

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Speech
Venue: European Parliament, Strasbourg
Source: PREM19/3081 f90
Journalist: -
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: -
Themes: Trade, Energy, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Media, Defence (general), British relations with the US