BRIEFING PAPER, “THE NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS CONFERENCE"
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get citationThe U.S. delegation agreed to develop a policy paper that would take into account French and other views so as to reach agreement on the most “stringent” safeguards possible. A central but divisive issue was whether safeguards should apply to the entire nuclear fuel cycle (later known as “full-scope” safeguards). Another issue was whether multinational auspices for reprocessing and enrichment plants should be mandatory or a matter of discretion by a supplier country. This document specifically addresses the concerns of West Germany."Briefing Paper, “The Nuclear Suppliers Conference"," June, 1975, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, Executive Secretariat Briefing Books, Reports, and Minutes, box 217A, State Visit of President Scheel June 1975 http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/119792