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Reference FCO 7/1814
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Records of conversations during President Nixon's visit to Europe, September to October (1970)
Description Record of a meeting held at Chequers to discuss the Middle East, Egypt, Jordan and King Hussein; the Arab/Israeli dispute; East-West relations, European Security Conference and SALT; Burden Sharing and NATO; Libya and oil companies disputes with the Libyans and the concern that other countries such as Iran and Iraq might follow the Libyan example; Trade Policy, US protectionism and the Mills Bill. The meeting was attended by Sir Alec Douglas-Home Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Lord Carrington Secretary of State for Defence, John Freeman British Ambassador in Washington, Denis Greenhill Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Thomas Brimelow Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Philip Adams Foreign and Commonwealth Office, James Dunnett Ministry of Defence, William P Rogers Secretary of State, Walter Annenberg United States Ambassador, Daniel P Moynihan Counsellor to the President, Emil Mosbacher Jnr Chief of Protocol, Ronald L Ziegler Special Assistant to the President, Martin J Hillenbrand Assistant Secretary of State, Helmut Sonnenfeldt National Security Council, William J Galloway Counsellor United States Embassy.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region Europe
Countries Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, United States, United Kingdom, Libya
Places Britain; Chequers; Cuba; Europe; Geneva; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Jordan; Latin America; Libya; Middle East; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Brimelow, Thomas; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Freeman, John; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Hillenbrand, Martin J; Hussein bin Talal; Mosbacher Jr. Emil; Richardson, Elliot; Rogers, William P; Sonnenfeldt, Helmut
Topics Agriculture; Arab; Arms; Burden sharing; Congress; Defence; Department of State; East-West relations; European Security; Health; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Protectionism; Textiles; Trade; Trade policy; United Nations National Security Council; withdrawal
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