EU 27 sign Rome declaration, 60 years after founding treaty

AFP , Saturday 25 Mar 2017

Leaders of 27 European Union countries on Saturday marked the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding by renewing their commitment to a common future.

Against a backdrop of crises and in the absence of the departing Britain, the leaders signed a new Rome declaration, six decades after the six founding members signed the Treaty of Rome and gave birth to the European Economic Community.

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