151941

Reference FO 371/151941
Title Northern (N): Soviet Union (NS). Political Relations: US
Former Foreign Office Reference Code NS file 10345 (pp to 18)
The National Archives Closure Status File was closed for 30 years after creation, under the Public Records Act 1958.
Themes International Relations
Document Types Correspondence, Reports, Memoranda, Parliamentary and Official Government Material
Subject Countries Soviet Union
Countries Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Ghana, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, West Germany
People Anastas Mikoyan, Andrei Gromyko, Anthony Lambert, Charles E. Bohlen, Christian A. Herter, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Frederick Hoyer Millar, Frol Kozlov, Harold Caccia, Llewellyn E. Thompson, Nikita Khrushchev, Patrick Dean, Patrick Reilly, Richard Nixon, Thomas Brimelow, Vladimir Lenin
Key Events U-2 incident
Notes The following articles have been removed from this file due to copyright restrictions: El Pais, April 1960, Vivir en paz y amistad!; Source publication unknown, 14 February 1960, Aves-Vous Lu Ce Livre?.
Copyright Information
Article(s) from Daily Telegraph © Telegraph Media Group Limited.

Description

A file containing documents relating to a planned visit to the Soviet Union by Dwight D. Eisenhower, the American president. Subjects discussed in the file include a visit to America by the leader of the Russian S.F.S.R.; British views on the American policy of aiming for "peace with honour"; the distribution of copies of a Soviet book about a visit to America by Nikita Khrushchev, the Soviet premier, which had been sent to British embassies throughout the world; indications that Khrushchev still believed in the existence of the "spirit of Camp David" following his successful meeting with Eisenhower there; the cancellation of a Soviet Marshal's visit to America following the U-2 incident; and personal attacks on Eisenhower in Soviet press conferences. Documents in the file include coverage of the announcement of the date of Eisenhower's arrival; and an account of a visit to Khrushchev's villa by the American ambassador in Moscow.

Keywords

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