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Reference FCO 82/280
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Foreign policy of the USA: Kissinger press conferences and diplomacy (1973)
Description In the Press conference by the US Secretary of State much of Dr Kissinger's opening statement was devoted to the Middle East, the energy crisis, the commitment of the US through all post war Administrations to the security of Israel, the US's interest in mainlining a balanced relationship with the Arab countries, the maintaining of agreements with the Soviet Union in the Middle East, the Oil embargo against Europe and Japan by the Arab States has been lifted but Saudi Arabia has not lifted the oil embargo against the US, cooperation from the governments of Israel, Egypt and Jordan to get a peace in the Middle East, the pattern of relationships with the Soviet Union, SALT and MBFR and the opening of the Suez Canal. Dr Kissinger also spoke on Detente, including relations with the Soviet Union and China, and relations with West Europe. US Foreign Policy goals. Statement by Kissinger to the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 7 September 1973.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries China, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Soviet Union, United States
Places Africa; Argentina; Asia; Bahamas; Bolivia; Brazil; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Caribbean; Chile; China; Colombia; Cuba; Cyprus; Denmark; Eastern Europe; Ecuador; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Greece; Grenada; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Kuwait; Laos; Latin America; Lebanon; Mediterranean; Mexico; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Nigeria; Okinawa; Panama; Persian Gulf; Peru; Rhodesia; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Sudan; Suez Canal; Syria; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Annenberg, Walter H; Brezhnev, Leonid; Bruce, David K; Casey, William J; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Gromyko, Andrei; Hays, Wayne; Humphrey, Hubert; Kissinger, Henry; Kosygin, Alexey; Mao Zedong; Newsom, David; Nol, Lon; Overton, Hugh; Porter, William J; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Sisco, Joseph; Sonnenfeldt, Helmut; Stoessel, Walter; Zhou Enlai
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Congressional Relations; Conservation; Defence; Demonstrations; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Energy; Environment; European Economic Community; European integration; European Security; Exports; Expropriation; foreign policy; Great Powers; Health; Hijacking; Impeachment; Japanese; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Organisation of American States; Payments; Protectionist; Race; Refugees; Republican Party; Socialism; State Department; Taxation; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; troops; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Vietnam War; Watergate; White House; wire-tapping; withdrawal; World Food Conference; Year of Europe
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