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Reference FCO 82/183
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Discussions between US President, Richard Nixon, and UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath, in Bermuda, December (1972)
Description Group of Ten able to resolve immediate monetary issues in Washington with the help of the Chancellor the Exchequer. Trade matters discussed between the US and Japan, Canada and the EEC, and the presentation of a Gold Bill to Congress by the US Administration. The Prime Minister and President Nixon agreed upon the necessity for the UK and US, in consultation with international partners, to intensify efforts to promote a reformed international monetary system. UK will play a full part in international discussions which are now getting under way in the International Monetary Fund Executive Board. Trade issues between the European Community and the US. US Government announces that imports of Rhodesian chrome ore will be permitted follows from a provision inserted by Congress in their Military Procurement Bill.
Date 1972
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries Canada, Japan, United States, United Kingdom
Places Asia; Bangladesh; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; Chequers; China; Europe; Geneva; Germany; India; Irish Republic; Japan; Malta; Mediterranean; Okinawa; Pakistan; Rhodesia; Russia; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Greenhill, Sir Denis; Heath, Edward; Kissinger, Henry; Nixon, Richard M; Royle, Anthony; Sato, Eisaku
Topics Agriculture; Aid; British Embassy; Common Market; Communist; Congress; Defence; Department of State; Draft; East-West relations; Economy; Energy; Environment; European Economic Community; Exports; Expropriation; Gold Bill; Group of Ten; Health; International Monetary Fund; Isolationism; Japanese; Military Procurement Bill; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; Protectionist; State Department; Trade; Trade unions; Treasury; Unemployment; United Nations; Warsaw Pact; withdrawal
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