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Reference FCO 82/430
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visits of UK Ministers to USA (1974)
Description Chancellor of Exchequer to attend Committee of 20 Meeting in Washington, World Bank/IMF meeting and Commonwealth Finance Ministers meeting; Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, James Callaghan to attend NATO Ministerial meeting in Ottawa and the opening of UN General Assembly. Record of conversation between the Minister of state for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and the deputy Secretary Kenneth Rush who discuss relations between the US and the UK, US/European relations, the UK's move into the EEC, the withdrawal of US forces from Europe (MBFR) and the draft NATO declaration. Record of a meeting between HM Ambassador Sir Peter Ramsbotham and Secretary of Defence Schlesinger on the reorganisation of Allied Air Forces in the Central Region, Tactical Nuclear Doctrine, MC 161, Standardisation/Logistics, DPC Meeting, Diego Garcia, Defence Review, France, Mansfield resolution. Visit to New York by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster where he met a number of financial people and journalists where he talked about economic and political affairs, but concern about the oil financing problem and the question whether the markets can expect to handle successfully the recycling of financial surpluses of oil producing countries. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to call on the US Treasury in which he discussed the international monetary situation and on energy questions. The discussion also touched on UK/Europe relations and US Interest rates.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States, British Indian Ocean Territory, France
Places Abu Dhabi; Alaska; Algiers; Asia; Australia; Belgium; Britain; Canada; China; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Denmark; Diego Garcia; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Kuwait; Libya; Malta; Mediterranean; Middle East; Netherlands; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Persian Gulf; Saudi Arabia; South East Asia; Soviet Union; Spain; Suez Canal; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam; Yugoslavia
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Brinegar, Claude S; d'Estaing, Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard; Eberle, William; Hattersley, Roy; Kissinger, Henry; Long, Russell B; Mills, Wilbur; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Rockefeller, Nelson; Rush, Kenneth; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Sonnenfeldt, Helmut
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; Burden sharing; Coal; Committee of Twenty; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Concorde; Congress; Congressional Relations; Conservation; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Elections; Energy; European Security; Exports; Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Great Powers; Health; Impeachment; Inflation; International Economic Policy; International Monetary Fund; International Monetary Situation; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Isolationism; Labour Party; Lockheed; Mid-Term elections; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Poverty; Recession; State Department; State of the Union Message; Taxation; Taxes; Terrorism; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade Reform Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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