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Foreign relations of the United States, 1969-1976. Vol. 15, Soviet Union, June 1972-August 1974

The volume includes numerous direct personal communications between President Richard Nixon and Soviet Leader Leonid Brezhnev covering a host of issues, including clarifying the practical application of the SALT I and ABM agreements signed in Moscow. Other major themes covered include the war in Indochina, arms control, the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), commercial relations and most-favored-nation status, grain sales, the emigration of Soviet Jews, Jackson-Vanik legislation, and the October 1973 Arab-Israeli war. High-level meetings and summits, both in the United States and the Soviet Union, are documented in detail, including Assistant for National Security Affairs Henry Kissinger's conversations with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko leading up to Nixon's final visit to the Soviet Union in June 1974.--From Preface, p. iv
Print Book, English, 2011
U.S. G.P.O., Washington, 2011
xxxi, 1061 pages ; 24 cm
9780160830013, 016083001X
Abbreviations and terms
Note on U.S. covert operations
Soviet Union, June 1972-August 1974: Post-Moscow Summit discussions and issues, June-August 1972; Kissinger's trip to Moscow, September 1972; Economic normalization and Soviet Jewish emigration, September-December, 1972; Summit preparations; Jackson-Vanik Amendment; Non-use of nuclear weapons, December 1972-April 1973; Kissinger's pre-summit trip to Moscow, May 1973; The Washington Summit, June 1973; The October Arab-Israeli War and Kissinger's trip to Moscow, July 1973-January 1974; Gromyko's trip to Washington and Kissinger's pre-summit trip to Moscow, February-March 1974; Summit preparations, April-May 1974; Moscow summit and the Cyprus Crisis, June-August 1974