chapter  05
Liège to Leipzig – David and Goliath working in tandem
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Somebody needed to take the first step towards a European strategy. The impetus came from an unlikely source: the Walloons who were holding the Presidency in the name of Belgium in 1993. Independently, the Germans then made plans for adopting a strategic document during their Presidency. These respective meetings at Liège and Leipzig represented stepping-stones on the way towards the ESDP.