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Reference FCO 7/1828
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Record of meetings when Secretary of State W P Rogers, visited United Kingdom, July (1970)
Description Subjects discussed between William P. Rogers and the Prime Minister included the situation in the Middle East, NATO matter, SALT and African problems. Subject discussed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Rogers include European questions, particularly East/West relations and European unity, maintaining troop levels in Europe, the Middle East, the Gulf, South East Asia (including the situation in Indo-China) and SALT, the recent injection of Soviet arms near the Suez Canal the possibility that Egyptians could seize the canal, US request for missile testing in the Phoenix Islands, UK arms for Africa, Rhodesia, Thailand, Laos. Parliamentary questions on Rogers' visit to the UK. Transcript of Secretary of State Rogers' press conference in Washington in which he talks about the SEATO meeting, the Nixon doctrine, Vietnam and pacification, Cambodia, Japan, Vietnamization, China's influence on North Vietnam and Soviet Arms capacity increasing in front of SALT talks in Helsinki.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region Europe
Countries Cambodia, China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, Zimbabwe, Egypt
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Britain; Cambodia; Chequers; China; Czechoslovakia; East of Suez; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Gibraltar; Hanoi; India; Iran; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Korea; Laos; Malta; Mediterranean; Middle East; Mideast; New Zealand; Nigeria; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Rhodesia; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Spain; Suez Canal; Syria; Thailand; Union of Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Annenberg, Walter H; Brown, George; Bruce, David K; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Galloway, William; Green, Marshall; Greene, Joseph N (Gerry) jnr; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Heath, Edward; Hillenbrand, Martin J; Hussein bin Talal; Maitland, Donald; Nol, Lon; Pedersen, Richard F; Rippon, Geoffrey; Rogers, William P; Royle, Anthony; Stewart, Michael; Williams, Shirley; Wilson, Harold
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Elections; European Economic Community; European integration; European Security; Exports; Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Free trade; Health; Inflation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Isolationism; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Pacification; Payments; Protectionism; Protectionist; Quadripartite talks; Recession; Refugees; South East Asia Treaty Organisation; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Tariffs; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; Vice President; Vietnamization; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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