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A file containing documents relating to the downing of an American U-2 plane. Subjects discussed in the file include Soviet protests to the Turkish and Pakistani governments about their roles in the flight; the Turkish and Pakistani responses; and a further Soviet note accusing the Pakistani government of not taking the issue sufficiently seriously. Other subjects discussed in the file include Soviet protests to the Iranian government about military exercises involving American aircraft; a Soviet request for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council; British policy on the American suggestion of U.N. surveillance flights to prevent surprise attacks; and the attendance of Western foreign ministers at the U.N. meeting. Documents in the file include a minute from the British ambassador in Moscow about the incident and the Paris summit; a Soviet protest lodged at the U.N.; and drafts of the British speech to be given at the U.N.
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