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Reference FCO 82/477
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visits of US Government officials to UK (1974)
Description Report on the visit to Wales by David J Evans Governor of Washington and his wife Mrs Evans. Report of a visit by congressional aide Michael Arnold. Record of a conversation between the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth affairs Roy Hattersley and Mr Helmut Sonnenfeldt and Arthur Hartman of the State Department in which they discussed energy and the EEC's energy policy, Dr Kissinger's visit to Moscow, SALT and US/Soviet relations, detente, MBFR and CSECE, Cyprus and Portugal. Also included is the Steering brief for the meeting which contains background details on US/Soviet relations, SALT, Soviet MIRV development, Ford/Brezhnev talks, Soviet exit visa policy, CSCE, MBFR, Kissinger's intentions for Cyprus, US Military aid to Turkey, Greece, Clerides/Denktash talks and prospects for a settlement, Portugal, Political consultations on the US/Nine arrangements, the Euro-Arab dialogue, and bilateral contacts between the US and UK. Biographies of Helmut Sonnenfeldt and Arthur Hartman. Report by James Callaghan on discussions in Washington on MBFR and Congressional interest in MBFR and pressure for early reductions in US forces in Europe.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States, Soviet Union, Cyprus, Portugal, Turkey, Greece
Places Africa; Australia; Belgium; Britain; Canada; China; Cyprus; East of Suez; Europe; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Indonesia; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Mediterranean; Middle East; Netherlands; Norway; Saudi Arabia; Soviet Union; Sudan; Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Brandt, Willy; Brezhnev, Leonid; Callaghan, James; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Ennals, David; Hattersley, Roy; Heath, Edward; Humphrey, Hubert; Johnston, Bennett; Long, Russell B; Mondale, Walter (Fritz); Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Richardson, Elliot; Soares, Mario; Wilson, Harold
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Coal; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Conservation; Defence; Democratic Party; Department of Commerce; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European Economic Community; Exports; foreign policy; Health; Home Office; Japanese; Labour Party; Ministry of Defence; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pollution; Race; Refugees; Republican Party; State Department; Terrorism; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; United States Navy; Vice President; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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