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Reference FCO 82/309
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visits of Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State, to the UK (1973)
Description Record of conversation between the US Secretary of State, Dr Henry Kissinger and the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary Sir Alec Douglas-Home on the Middle East including Algiers, Egypt, the Arab/Israeli dispute, the Oil situation, the European Summit and US/EEC relations. Included excerpts from Dr Kissinger speech delivered to the Pilgrims of London on energy problem. Background report on political cooperation by the nine and Dr Kissinger visit and description of the relationship between the US and Europe as irritated. Kissinger on the Middle East and the peace negotiations with the Arabs and Israel, energy and the oil embargo. The UK raised the question of the US Trade Bill with Kissinger which included restrictive provision about trade with the Soviet Union.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States, Egypt, Algeria, Israel, Soviet Union
Places Algiers; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; China; Cuba; Cyprus; Diego Garcia; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Hanoi; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Malta; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Rhodesia; Soviet Union; Syria; United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Vietnam
People Amery, Julian; Annenberg, Walter H; Brezhnev, Leonid; Callaghan, James; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Heath, Edward; Kissinger, Henry; Overton, Hugh; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Rusk, Dean; Sisco, Joseph; Sonnenfeldt, Helmut; Stoessel, Walter; Winston Lord
Topics Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Coal; Common Market; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Energy; Exports; foreign policy; Japanese; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; Payments; Pentagon; Protectionism; State Department; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; troops; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Warsaw Pact; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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