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Reference FCO 7/1819
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Briefs for Prime Minister Wilson's visit to United States of America in January (1970)
Description Brief on Britain's inclusion in the European Communities (EEC), the political case for its enlargement and the Soviet opposition to enlargement of the EEC. US influence on the EEC and their position on the association of the neutrals with the EEC. EEC agricultural policy. Canadian exports to the UK and how EEC tariffs would effect these. Brief on East-West negotiations and the Warsaw Pact and the proposed conference on European security. NATO and mutual force reductions and SALT. Soviet Foreign Policy, developments in the World Communist movement, the Sino-Soviet dispute and the Prime Minister's visit to Moscow. Germany, Berlin and Willy Brandt's Ostpolitik. North Atlantic Council, Arms control and Disarmament, Brief on European Security, NATO and East-West Relations, differences between the US and UK viewpoints and developments in connexion with a standing commission.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Asia Pacific, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States, Soviet Union, Germany, China
Places Abu Dhabi; Africa; Australia; Belgium; Britain; Canada; China; Czechoslovakia; Denmark; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; Greece; Hanoi; Iceland; India; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Kuwait; Libya; Mediterranean; Middle East; Netherlands; Nigeria; Northern Ireland; Norway; Poland; Rhodesia; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; South Vietnam; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Hussein bin Talal; Kosygin, Alexey; Xuan Thuy
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Arms; Balance of Payments; Chemical and Biological Warfare; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Defence; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Elections; Environment; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; Group of Ten; Inflation; Japanese; Levies; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; organisation; Ostpolitik; Payments; Pentagon; Prague Declaration; Protectionism; Protectionist; Race; Recession; Shipping; Silent majority; Socialism; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Vietnam War; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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