August 26, 1974
MEMORANDUM TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FROM FRED IKLE AND WINSTON LORD, 'U.S. POLICY ON NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION'
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get citationWhile U.S. nonproliferation strategy focused on several problems, such as ratification of the NPT by key countries, interest in a conference of major nuclear suppliers solidified. According to Kissinger’s advisers, “A conference of nuclear industrial states offers an opportunity for realizing a coordinated approach in placing effective controls, including safeguards and security measures, over transfers of commercial nuclear equipment and materials.”"Memorandum to the Secretary of State from Fred Ikle and Winston Lord, 'U.S. Policy on Nuclear Proliferation'," August 26, 1974, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Policy Planning Staff, box 348, Nov. 1974. Obtained and contributed by William Burr. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/119778