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Reference FCO 82/291
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visit of Prime Minister Edward Heath to Washington 1-2 February: agenda and briefs for meeting with President Nixon (1973)
Description Brief on Concorde and the US contribution to IDA. Speaking note for the Secretary of State on the US reducing contributions to the IDA. US contribution to UN budget. Brief of likely economic questions in the Prime Minister's discussions with the President which include US Government's general views on European integration, the nature of the forthcoming US trade legislation, problems which will have to be dealt with before multilateral trade negotiations including the unhelpful posture taken up by the EEC, EEC/Mediterranean relations, US hopes about the content of the EEC's mandate for multilateral trade negotiations including Tariffs, non-tariff barriers, agriculture, multilateral safeguards; Japan, textiles, investment problems, the Caribbean and Concorde. Speaking notes for the Prime Minister's visit to Washington on International trade, energy policy and problems. Draft steering brief on the relationship between the US and the EEC.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United Kingdom, United States
Places Africa; Asia; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cyprus; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Geneva; Gibraltar; Hungary; Iceland; India; Ireland; Japan; Malta; Mediterranean; Middle East; Northern Ireland; Norway; Pakistan; Poland; Rhodesia; South East Asia; Soviet Union; Spain; Uganda; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Annenberg, Walter H; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Heath, Edward; Kissinger, Henry; Overton, Hugh
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Burden sharing; Committee of Twenty; Common Market; Concorde; Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Elections; Energy; Environmental Protection Agency; European integration; European Security; Expropriation; foreign policy; Inflation; International Civil Aviation Organisation; International Economic Policy; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Nixon Doctrine; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; organisation; Payments; Protectionist; State Department; Tariffs; Terrorism; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Treasury; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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