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Reference FCO 7/1826
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visit of Secretary of State, Michael Stewart, May (1970)
Description Record of a conversation between the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary Michael Stewart, MP and the US President Richard Nixon. Discussion of the US operations in Cambodia and the troop withdrawal from Vietnam. Discussion on the Middle East and Soviet military presence in Egypt as well as NATO and East-West relations. UK supplying arms to Israel. Nixon concerned about the harshness of Israel's retaliations against Jordan. Record of a conversation between Stewart and the US Secretary of State William P. Rogers on Indo-China, the danger of US isolationism, Presidential support for the Vietnamization programme and loss of support over Cambodia. the NATO Ministerial Meeting and the Anglo/Belgian draft, the Warsaw Pact and SALT, the Arab/Israel dispute, Soviet arms supplies, Law of the Sea (including the Sea bed and the Canadian Arctic, Non-cotton Textiles, Anglo-Japanese relations, Japan-US relations, Japan in the World, security of South East Asia, UAR-Libya - Sudan, Anglo/Libyan negotiations and tanks, Oil and commercial relations. Note of conversation between Stewart and the Turkish and Iranian Foreign Ministers Mr. Ardeshir Zahedi and Mr. I. Caglayangil discussion of the Iran/Turkey pipeline. CENTO Ministerial meeting between Secretary of State and Rogers on Spain and NATO and the Gibraltar problem. List of Briefs are included, NATO Ministerial meeting, Indo-China, Arab-Israel Dispute, SALT, Law of the Sea, Non Cotton Textiles, Secretary of State's Visit to Japan, Libya, Greece and NATO, Spain and NATO, CENTO, Intelsat. East-West Relations brief with text of the US Draft Communiqué, the Anglo Belgian Draft Communiqué and Declaration on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions. NATO and the committee on the Challenges of Modern Society including pollution. Background notes on the Four Power talks, Soviet-US dialogue, Soviet military involvement in the UAR and US policy and President Nasser's May Day speech.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom, Cambodia, Vietnam, Soviet Union, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Belgium, Libya, Sudan, Turkey, Iran, Spain, Gibraltar, Greece
Places Africa; Algiers; Asia; Australia; Benelux; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Ceylon; China; Czechoslovakia; East of Suez; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Hanoi; India; Iran; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Laos; Libya; Mediterranean; Middle East; New Zealand; Norway; Pakistan; Persian Gulf; Poland; Russia; South East Asia; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Spain; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Freeman, John; Green, Marshall; Kosygin, Alexey; Nixon, Richard M; Rogers, William P; Stewart, Michael; Thant, U; Zahedi, Ardeshir
Topics Aid; Arab; Arms; British Embassy; Common Market; Communist; Congress; Council of Europe; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Environment; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Health; Intelsat; Isolationism; Japanese; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Ostpolitik; Pollution; Quadripartite talks; Shipping; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Textiles; Trade; troops; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; Warsaw Pact; White House; withdrawal
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