151949

Reference FO 371/151949
Title Northern (N): Soviet Union (NS). Political Relations: UK
Former Foreign Office Reference Code NS file 1051 (pp 37 to 45)
The National Archives Closure Status File was closed for 30 years after creation, under the Public Records Act 1958.
Themes International Relations, Embassy and Consulate Administration
Document Types Correspondence, Reports, Memoranda, Meeting Minutes
Subject Countries Soviet Union
Countries Belgian Congo, East Germany, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Korea, United Kingdom, United States, West Germany
People Andrei Gromyko, Dag Hammarskjöld, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Frederick Hoyer Millar, Harold Macmillan, Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, John Diefenbaker, Nikita Khrushchev, Patrick Dean, Patrick Reilly, Paul-Henri Spaak, Richard Speaight, Robert Menzies, Thomas Brimelow, Yurii Zhukov
Key Events Shooting down of a United States Air Force RB-47 Stratojet, U-2 incident
Copyright Information
Article(s) from Farnham Herald © Tindle Newspapers.

Description

A file containing documents relating to Anglo-Soviet relations. Subjects discussed in the file include a farewell dinner for Sir Patrick Reilly, the British ambassador in Moscow, hosted by Andrei Gromyko, the Soviet foreign minister; public lectures given by Soviet diplomats in London, and the possibility of British diplomats lecturing in Moscow; and Soviet reactions to a United Nations speech given by Harold Macmillan, the British prime minister. Documents in the file include a note of a meeting between Macmillan and Khrushchev in New York; the guidance issued to British posts overseas about the meeting; a letter from a Soviet worker addressed to Macmillan, following the publication of a letter from Macmillan to Nikita Khrushchev, the Soviet premier; a telegram from Khrushchev to Macmillan as he sailed near Britain on his way to New York; and an article about Britain in the Soviet press, supposedly from a recent visitor.

Keywords

American-Soviet relations, Anglo-American relations, Anglo-Soviet relations, Anglo-West German relations, Baghdad Pact, Berlin, British foreign policy, British government, British press, diplomatic missions, diplomatic officials, diplomatic relations, disarmament, embassy staff, factories, Hungarian Uprising, intelligence sharing, Korean War, letters from members of the public, military bases, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), propaganda, publications, receptions, reunification of Germany, shipping, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO), Soviet foreign policy, Soviet government, Soviet navy, Soviet politics, Soviet press, speeches, Suez Crisis, telecommunications, threat of war, United Nations

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