April 19, 1975
STATE DEPARTMENT TELEGRAM 90533 TO US EMBASSY PARIS, 'EXPLORATORY MEETING OF NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS'
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get citationKissinger met with the French ambassador and provided the necessary assurances. Agreements would be based on consensus, decisions would not be retroactive, and the suppliers meetings would be “informal and confidential.” This arrangement assured that the suppliers’ group would operate on a lowest-common-denominator basis, but there was no choice because French participation was vital."State Department telegram 90533 to US Embassy Paris, 'Exploratory Meeting of Nuclear Suppliers'," April 19, 1975, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, State Department releases from P-reels. Obtained and contributed by William Burr. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/119791