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Reference FCO 82/304
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Political relations between the USA and UK (1973)
Description Summary of the Middle East War and US/UK relations, the Geneva Peace Conference and the damage done to the Alliance in the process; the difference of view between the US Administration and the UK's Government about action in the Security Council; the US decision to re-supply arms to Israel has created further bilateral tensions; US criticism of the attitude adopted by the Allies was forcefully expressed in NATO; the Soviet Union's invitation to Dr Kissinger to visit Moscow and the adoption by the Security Council of a ceasefire resolution; Collapse of ceasefire led to increased US/Soviet tension; Dr Kissinger's Middle East tour. Signature of the six-point agreement between Egypt and Israel. The Declaration of the Nine and the NATO Ministerial meeting.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries Egypt, Israel, United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Bahamas; Belize; Brazil; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cyprus; Diego Garcia; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Gibraltar; Hanoi; Hungary; Iceland; Indonesia; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Korea; Laos; Latin America; Mediterranean; Middle East; Mideast; Northern Ireland; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Rhodesia; Saudi Arabia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; Syria; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Annenberg, Walter H; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brimelow, Thomas; Callaghan, James; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Heath, Edward; Kosygin, Alexey; Long, Russell B; Maitland, Donald; Overton, Hugh; Royle, Anthony; Rusk, Dean; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Wilson, Harold
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; Burden sharing; Common Market; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Crime; Defence; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; European Economic Community; European integration; Exports; Expropriation; foreign policy; Hijacking; Inflation; Intelsat; Japanese; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Payments; Protectionism; Protectionist; Shipping; State Department; Tariffs; Taxes; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Trade Reform Bill; troops; United Nations; Watergate; Welfare; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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