The Ideas Of Creating A Unified Europe

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The idea of creating a unified Europe were in the minds of many European writers, Intellectuals, philosophers of the last centuries, such as, Immanuel Kant, Aristide Briand and Victor Hugo (The French author) who wrote in 1849: A day will arrive, where all nations of this continent will come together closely and create a higher community and big European brotherhood and there will be no other battlefields than the markets, which open for trade. However, On the 9 May 1950 after the Second World War, the French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman, upon advice of his advisor Jean Monnet, proposed integrating the coal and steel industries of Western Europe to make another world war impossible also to help Europe countries to promote independence and economy. The idea accepted by Germany along with four other countries Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Therefore, they signed the Treaty of Paris (1951) and established the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC). In 1952, the Pleven plan followed by the six members and created European Defence Community (EDC) in fear of domination of Europe by the Soviet Union and its strict control over the countries of eastern Europe. Thus, it became increasingly important for the Countries of Western Europe to integrate politically and economically among themselves. In particular, European Union (EU) is a political and economic partnership that represents a unique form of cooperation among 28 member states which has been built through
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