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Reference FCO 82/58
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visit of Mr Edward Heath, Prime Minister, to USA, December 1970 (1971)
Description Parliamentary Questions regarding matters discussed when the Prime Minister visited the US in December 1970. Notes for Supplementary Questions in the House of Commons relating to the Prime Minister's visit to the US and his discussions with President Nixon. Geoffrey Rippon's meeting with the EEC in Brussels on 16 March 1971. Briefing notes for the Prime Minister for Supplementaries on the US economy, inflation, international financial policy and US attitude to enlargement of the EEC, US/Japan textiles accord, US policy in Vietnam, US air activity over Cambodia and the sale of British computers to the Soviet Union. Background note on Edward Heath's visit to the US including details of his interview with CBS. Summary of the visit of the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State to Washington DC, 16-18 December 1970. Report by John Freeman to Sir Alec Douglas-Home on the British Embassy's appraisal of the value of the visit. Camp David session. Very relaxed and friendly visit. Good relations between Nixon and Heath.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United Kingdom, United States, Belgium, Soviet Union, Japan, Vietnam
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Caribbean; Ceylon; Chequers; China; Cyprus; Diego Garcia; Europe; Fiji; France; Geneva; Germany; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Jamaica; Japan; Laos; Middle East; New Zealand; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Pakistan; Rhodesia; Russia; South Africa; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Heath, Edward; Khan, Yahya; Kosygin, Alexey; Mills, Wilbur; Wilson, Harold
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arms; British Embassy; Burden sharing; Coal; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Council of Economic Advisers; Council of Europe; Defence; Department of State; Disarmament; Draft; Drugs; East-West relations; Economy; Education; Energy; Environment; European Economic Community; Exports; foreign policy; Inflation; Japanese; Levies; Lockheed; Ministry of Defence; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Poverty; Protectionism; Protectionist; Race; State Department; Strikes; Taxes; Terrorism; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; Vice President; Wages; White House; withdrawal
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