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Reference FCO 82/423
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Foreign policy of USA (1974)
Description Record of meeting between HM Ambassador and Senator Humphrey in which they discussed pressure in the new Congress and particularly in the House for substantial reductions in US forces overseas including US contributions to NATO. Report on the recognition of governments such as the new Ethiopian regime. Report on US relations with Portugal including US economic and technical assistance. Report on French President Giscard's meeting with President Ford in which they discussed the European Community, economic policies in order to avoid unemployment while fighting inflation as well as avoiding measures of a protectionist nature and recognising the importance for the US, the EEC and other industrialised nations of implementing policies for the conservation of energy, the development of existing and alternative sources of energy and the importance of solidarity among oil-importing nations. They also discussed Indo-China and noted the progress in Laos towards reconciliation and re-unification and the need for all parties to support the Paris peace agreements on Vietnam. Transcript of Dr Henry Kissinger's Martinique press conference on the meeting between President Ford and President Giscard. President Ford's Press Conference. US-Soviet Communique following the Visit of Henry Kissinger to Moscow. US Relations in a Changing World - an interview with Henry Kissinger. Kissinger's speech in New York on 16 October 1974 to the Alfred E Smith Memorial Foundation. Press Conference by Ambassador Donald Rumsfeld at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, 25 September 1974. Detente, SALT and Kissinger - corrspondence amongst British officials and Sir Peter Ramsbotham. Policy towards Soviet Union. Statement by Kissinger on Detente before the Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate. Report from the United State Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on US relations with Communist countries.
Date 1974
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries China, Martinique, Portugal, United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom
Places Africa; Algiers; Asia; Bangladesh; Belgium; Brazil; Britain; Cambodia; Canada; Chile; China; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Denmark; Diego Garcia; East of Suez; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Korea; Kuwait; Laos; Latin America; Mediterranean; Mexico; Middle East; Mideast; Netherlands; Nigeria; Norway; Pakistan; Panama; Peru; Russia; Saudi Arabia; Southern Africa; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brandt, Willy; Brezhnev, Leonid; d'Estaing, Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard; Hussein bin Talal; Kennedy, Edward Moore; Kissinger, Henry; McCracken, Paul; Ramsbotham, Sir Peter; Rockefeller, Nelson; Rumsfeld, Donald; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Schlesinger, James
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Armed services; Arms; Atomic Energy Commission; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; British Foreign Policy; Burden sharing; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Market; Communist; Conference on European Security (CES); Congress; Conservation; Defence; Demonstrations; Department of Defense; Department of State; Detente; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; Environment; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; General Motors; Great Powers; Group of Ten; Health; Inflation; International Economic Relations; International Monetary Fund; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Isolationism; Japanese; Lockheed; Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV); Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); NASA; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Pentagon; Price controls; Race; Recession; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade Reform Bill; Treasury; troops; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations General Assembly; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Vietnam War; Wages; Warsaw Pact; Watergate; Welfare; White House; World Food Conference; Year of Europe
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