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Reference FCO 82/311
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Meetings and conversations between Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State and HM Government (1973)
Description Records of meetings between Sir Burke Trend and Dr. Henry Kissinger on US/European relation and the Atlantic Alliance including talk on the question of the inter-relation between the monetary, commercial and security negotiations, the US becoming more protectionist in its outlook, the US dealing bilaterally with the Soviet government on MBFR, SALT and CSCE, the Middle East and oil. Because of Watergate doubts in the minds of many Europeans have emerged over whether they will be dealing with a viable President. Nixon furious with all European Governments over their public criticism of his latest bombing of North Vietnam however the President remains committed to Europe and would resist excessive troop reductions.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United States, Soviet Union
Places Australia; Britain; Canada; China; Europe; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Latin America; Mediterranean; Middle East; Norway; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Brimelow, Thomas; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Kissinger, Henry; Mao Zedong
Topics Aid; British Embassy; Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Draft; Elections; Energy; Environment; foreign policy; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Protectionist; State Department; The Nine; Trade; troops; Watergate; White House; Year of Europe
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