Malta will Issue Stamp on EU Membership

\"maltaMalta will issue stamp on 30th of April 2014  to commemorate the 10th Anniversary from Malta’s accession to the European Union.The stamp has a face value of €0.59 and depicts both the Maltese and European Union flags.On 1 May 2004 Malta became a member of the European Union. Malta’s quest to join the European Community started in 1967 when the Malta Government requested an Association Agreement with the European Economic Community (EEC).It continued in 1970 when Malta formally declared its intention to seek accession to the EEC and signed an Association Agreement. Malta was formally accepted as a candidate country to join the Union in 1999 and in April 2003 Malta signed the Accession Treaty in Athens.The stamp has been designed by MaltaPost and will be issued in sheets of 10. Each stamp measures 44mm x 31mm with a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 (comb.) The stamps will be available as from Wednesday 30 April 2014 from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo, online atwww.maltaphilately.com or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740, e-mail: info@maltaphilately.com.

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