September 23, 1977
STATE DEPARTMENT TELEGRAM 229507 TO U.S. EMBASSY LONDON ET AL., 'NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS MEETING – ASSESSMENT'
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get citationThis document describes the progress made up to that point and the various concerns of countries within the group regarding the scale of safeguards, particularly from the French and Germans. The NSG also agreed to make the guidelines available to the IAEA so that it could publish them. The State Department had been reluctant to publish them, not least because they did not include full scope safeguards, but overriding that was an interest in dispelling Third World concerns about a “secret cartel.”"State Department telegram 229507 to U.S. Embassy London et al., 'Nuclear Suppliers Meeting – Assessment'," September 23, 1977, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, National Archives Access to Archival Databases Online collections, State Department telegrams for 1974 and other years. Obtained and contributed by William Burr. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/119826