April 12, 1967
INTELLIGENCE NOTE FROM THOMAS L. HUGHES TO THE ACTING SECRETARY, 'SOVIETS CONTINUE TO DENOUNCE AMERICAN INTERPRETATION OF NONPROLIFERATION TREATY'
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get citationThe Soviets were insisting that article III on safeguards mention only the IAEA but not the European Atomic Energy Community [EURATOM], even though West Germany and other EURATOM members resisted the idea of IAEA inspections in Western Europe. It would take quite a few months before the Article III wording was to everyone’s satisfaction, but the Soviets also objected to US interpretations of the proposed Article II which would permit a nuclear-armed, united Western Europe."Intelligence Note from Thomas L. Hughes to the Acting Secretary, 'Soviets Continue to Denounce American Interpretation of Nonproliferation Treaty'," April 12, 1967, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, Entry UD-UP 141, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Reports Coordination and Review Staff, Intelligence Reports, 1961, 1963-67, box 2, IN-220-319-1967; 26B https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/134072