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Reference FCO 7/1427
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Implications for Anglo_US relations of United Kingdom application and eventual entry to EEC (1969)
Description US attitude to UK membership of the EEC and its implications for Anglo/US relations with emphasis on the possibility of a strain developing. US senate in an increasingly awkward mood over the European issue. US/Soviet relations and Western Europe as a nuclear deterrent. Joint European arms production and effect on US arms sales abroad as well as UK/France Concorde project which could raise problems with relations with US. UK policies to develop an integrated Western Europe and retain maximum possible influence on the US, to ensure the US administration does not weaken from its declared support for closer European integration and maintain UK influence on US policy compatible with European policies.
Date 1969
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries France, United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Asia; Australia; Britain; Canada; Caribbean; China; Denmark; East of Suez; Eastern Europe; Europe; France; Germany; India; Iraq; Irish Republic; Italy; Japan; Latin America; Middle East; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Rhodesia; South Africa; South East Asia; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People d'Estaing, Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard; Freeman, John; Gilbert , Carl J; Stewart, Michael
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arms; Balance of Payments; Centrifuge Project; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Concorde; Congress; Defence; Department of State; Draft; East-West relations; Elections; Energy; European integration; European Security; Exports; foreign policy; International Economic Affairs; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; organisation; Payments; Protectionism; Protectionist; Race; Shipping; State Department; Strategic Arms Limitation Treaties; Strikes; Trade; Trade policy; Treasury; troops; White House; withdrawal
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