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Reference FCO 82/480
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visits of US Government officials to foreign countries (1974)
Description Senator Edward M. Kennedy's visit to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe including Rumania and Yugoslavia. Kennedy spoke at the Moscow State University, the USA Institute of the Academy of Sciences of which Senator Kennedy's speech is included; the subsequent discussion with Arbatov and a four hour session with Brezhnev and two hours with Gromyko.US/Soviet Relations. The discussions with Brezhnev had centred round the question of arms control with Kennedy. Brezhnev plugged the need for continuing detente with considerable fervour. Also discussed were the Super-power relationship, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States, Soviet Union, Romania, Yugoslavia
Places China; Diego Garcia; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Japan; Middle East; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Arbatov, George; Brezhnev, Leonid
Topics Arms; British Embassy; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Economy; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Pentagon; Race; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; White House
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