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1973 enlargement of the European Communities

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1973 enlargement of the European Communities

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1973 enlargement of the European Communities | Wikipedia audio article

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Franco Maria Malfatti, Statement about the 1973 Enlargement

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Enlargement of the European Union

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1986 enlargement of the European Communities | Wikipedia audio article

The 1973 enlargement of the European Communities was the first enlargement of the European Communities (EC), now the European Union (EU). Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom (UK) acceded to the EC on 1 January 1973. Gibraltar and Greenland also joined the EC as part of the United Kingdom and Denmark respectively, but the Faroe Islands, the British Overseas Territories and the Crown dependencies of the United Kingdom did not join the EC.
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