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Reference FCO 82/56
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Proposed visit of President Nixon to USSR (1971)
Description George Arbatov, Soviet expert on US affairs, lists three areas of common interest as possible topics for proposed Moscow talks: the prevention of nuclear conflict, steps to curb the arms race and an expansion of trade and scientific and technical co-operation. British discussions on the Soviet decision to invite President Nixon to visit Moscow. Comments in Hungarian newspapers. President Nixon's press conference announcing his proposed visit to Moscow in May 1972. Notes on 'Pravda' articles. Czechoslovak and French reactions. British views. US Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg gives news on the Moscow visit to Prime Minister Edward Heath. William P. Rogers and Kissinger to accompany President Nixon on his trips to both Peking and Moscow.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, Hungary
Places Asia; Britain; China; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; India; Japan; Middle East; Mideast; Nicaragua; Pakistan; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Arbatov, George; Brezhnev, Leonid; Brimelow, Thomas; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Kosygin, Alexey; Maitland, Donald; Mao Zedong; Zhou Enlai
Topics Arms; British Embassy; Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Elections; European Security; foreign policy; Inflation; Japanese; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; Pentagon; Race; Socialism; State Department; Supreme Court; Trade; troops; United Nations; Vietnamization; White House
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