June 11, 1964
CABLE FROM THE US EMBASSY IN FRANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 'FRANCO-ISRAELI NUCLEAR RELATIONS'
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get citationPeter Ramsbotham, chief of the chancery at the British Embassy in France, passed along information to the US Embassy about his meeting with George Soutou, a senior official at the French Foreign Ministry. While the French by then did not want Israel to acquire nuclear weapons, they believed that the Israelis were seeking them."Cable from the US Embassy in France to the Department of State, 'Franco-Israeli Nuclear Relations'," June 11, 1964, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, National Archives of the United States (NARA), Group 59, Department of State Records Subject-Numeric File, 1964-1966 Inco-Uranium. Obtained and contributed by William Burr and Avner Cohen, and included in NPIHP Research Update "Israel's Quest for Yellowcake." http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/117056