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Reference FCO 82/204
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Messages between US President Richard Nixon and UK Prime Minister Edward Heath (1972)
Description Letters that discuss the European Summit conference in Paris and the Community's external relationship with the US on economic, monetary, and commercial aspects, President Nixon's re-election and the close friendly relationship between the US and UK, Japan and Prime Minister Tanaka, UK government's steps to restore law and order in Northern Ireland, the Moscow summit meetings concerning China and the European security and force reductions problems and the SALT II negotiations and East West tensions, discussion between Dr. Kissinger and Premier Chou of China over the situation in Vietnam and the US's relationship with the People's Republic of China and China's relationship with the Soviet Union and Chairman Mao's illness, the Prime Minister's meeting with Chancellor Brandt on the enlarged European Community, the EC summit, monetary reform and the Community's external relations.
Date 1972
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries China, Japan, Soviet Union, United States, United Kingdom
Places Asia; Bangladesh; Britain; Canada; Chequers; China; Europe; France; Geneva; Hanoi; India; Ireland; Japan; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Pakistan; Poland; South East Asia; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Annenberg, Walter H; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Green, Marshall; Heath, Edward; Kissinger, Henry; Mao Zedong; Nixon, Richard M; Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond; Zhou Enlai
Topics Aid; Arms; British Embassy; Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Elections; Environment; European Security; Exports; Expropriation; Federal Reserve; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Law and Order; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Ostpolitik; Pacification; Shipping; State Department; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Treasury; Unemployment; United Nations; Vietnam War; Warsaw Pact; White House; withdrawal
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