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Reference FCO 82/321
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Messages between Prime Minster, Edward Heath, and US President, Richard Nixon (1973)
Description Briefs, letters and reports on the Unity of the Atlantic Alliance, Middle East and the US and Soviet Union's monopolisation of the management of the crisis to the exclusion of the UK. US discontent with European cooperation over the Middle East, Oil and energy prices, NATO, International Waterways, British shipping and the blockade of Bal el Mandeb, US alert and the effect on US Bases in the UK, alert putting UK in firing line, Henry Kissinger and cease-fire in the Middle East, UN emergency force. UK and US relations.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union
Places Africa; Asia; Britain; China; Cyprus; Eastern Europe; Egypt; Europe; France; Germany; Ireland; Israel; Jordan; Middle East; Northern Ireland; South East Asia; Soviet Union; Suez Canal; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Casey, William J; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Heath, Edward; Kissinger, Henry; Nixon, Richard M; Sadat, Muhammad Anwar Al; Truman, Harry S.
Topics Aid; Arab; Arms; British Embassy; Communist; Congress; Defence; Department of Commerce; Department of State; Detente; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Energy; European Security; Exports; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); Mutual force reductions; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Nuclear Weapons; Oil; Race; Shipping; State Department; The Nine; Trade; United Nations; United Nations National Security Council; Vice President; Watergate; White House; withdrawal; Year of Europe
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