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Simon J. Nuttall

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780198293361

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.001.0001

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‘Consistency’ and the Single Act

‘Consistency’ and the Single Act

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(p.14) 2 ‘Consistency’ and the Single Act
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European Foreign Policy
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Simon J. Nuttall

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.003.0002

This chapter examines the impact of the implementation of the Single European Act (SEA) in July 1987 on the consistency of European foreign policy. The SEA provided the foundation for the European Political Cooperation (EPC) to become an instrument of international law. The EPC made substantial progress after that but in the review of its workings in 1992 Member States expressed their dissatisfaction with its reactionary approach in handling international issues. This event, together with the collapse of the communist system in Central and Eastern Europe, has revolutionized the EPC agenda and destroyed the basis on which it had been formed. In 1988, Member States called for the replacement of EPC with new way of making foreign policy in Europe.

Keywords:   Single European Act, European Political Cooperation, foreign policy, international law, fall of communism

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