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Reference FCO 7/1840
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Briefs for Prime Minister's visit to United States of America, December (1970)
Description Steering brief on the EEC, NATO, SALT, arms to South Africa. Briefs on Britain and the European Communities including progress of the negotiations, association for Caribbean countries, encouragement for President Nixon on the enlargement of the communities which is in the interest of the US, US criticism of the Common Agricultural Policy, Trade Policy and Protectionism, the US Trade Bill, Textiles, Hong Kong, China, Chinese policies, Chinese representation in the UN, the Persian Gulf, British policy in the Gulf, Union of Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi/Saudi Arabia dispute, on NATO and European Defence, burden sharing, US Force levels, European Defence cooperation, SALT and NATO, France, East/West relations for the Prime Minister's visit to Washington including East-West contacts on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR), NATO Rome Communiqué, Warsaw Pact Budapest Memorandum, Soviet/German Treaty, the Polish/German Treaty, Inner-German talks, other FRG negotiations, attitude of members of the Alliance to questions of progress, the Finnish initiative, the Present State of the Warsaw Pact Campaign for a conference, Visit of US Secretary of Agriculture Clifford Morris Hardin who was given notice of UK proposals for agricultural levies and the non-protectionist character of these proposals.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United Kingdom, United States, South Africa, Hong Kong, China, France, Soviet Union, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Soviet Union, Poland
Places Abu Dhabi; Africa; Asia; Australia; Britain; Caribbean; Chequers; Chile; China; Cuba; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Diego Garcia; East of Suez; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Gibraltar; Iran; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Kuwait; Latin America; Libya; Mediterranean; Middle East; New Zealand; Persian Gulf; Poland; Rhodesia; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; South East Asia; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Sudan; Suez Canal; Union of Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Hussein bin Talal; Kosygin, Alexey; Scott, Hugh
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Burden sharing; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Dairy products; Defence; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; East-West relations; Economy; Elections; European integration; European Security; Exports; Finnish initiative; foreign policy; Health; Japanese; Levies; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Nimrod; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Ostpolitik; Protectionism; Protectionist; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Tariffs; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; United Nations; Warsaw Pact; White House; withdrawal
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