151846

Reference FO 371/151846
Title Northern (N): Romania (NR). Foreign Policy
Former Foreign Office Reference Code NR file 1022
The National Archives Closure Status File was closed for 30 years after creation, under the Public Records Act 1958.
Themes Domestic Politics, International Relations
Document Types Correspondence, Reports, Memoranda
Subject Countries Romania
Countries Greece, Soviet Union, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Yugoslavia
People Avram Bunaciu, David Fox, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, Nicolas Cheetham, Nikita Khrushchev, Richard Nixon
Key Events U-2 incident

Description

A file containing documents relating to Romanian foreign policy. Documents in the file include a report of a Romanian National Assembly resolution supporting disarmament proposals advocated by the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union; a despatch from the British embassy in Bucharest reporting on the feeling in the country following the collapse of the Paris summit; a report from the embassy of a speech given by Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, the Romanian prime minister, about Romanian foreign policy; and a translation of that speech. Subjects discussed in the file include a Romanian delegation to the United Nations, led by Gheorghiu-Dej, to make disarmament proposals; a speech given by Gheorghiu-Dej on his return, concerning the U.N. mission, a proposal for a nuclear-free Balkan zone, and the potential relocation of the U.N. to a more neutral country; and Greek, Turkish, and Yugoslav reactions to the Romanian and Soviet peace overtures.

Keywords

American-Romanian relations, Anglo-Hungarian relations, Anglo-Romanian relations, Anglo-Yugoslav relations, Balkan Pact, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, diplomatic officials, disarmament, East-West relations, Greek-Romanian relations, imperialism, international conferences, multilateral talks, peaceful coexistence, propaganda, public opinion, Romanian foreign policy, Romanian government, Romanian politics, Romanian press, Romanian-Soviet relations, Romanian-Yugoslav relations, Scînteia, Sovietology, speeches, Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, telecommunications, threat of nuclear war, threat of war, United Nations, Warsaw Pact

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