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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • February 21, 1957

    Telegram from Couve de Murville

  • May 25, 1957

    French Ambassador to West Germany to Foreign Minister Christian Pineau, 'Extension to Berlin European Treaty on the Common Market and Euratom'

  • November 10, 1962

    M. Couve de Murville to French Diplomatic Posts, Circular Telegram No. 96

    A circulating telegram to French diplomats outlinging the origins and meaning of the Cuban crisis, the unfolding and events of the crisis, and the consequences of the crisis.

  • May 12, 1964

    Memorandum of Conversation between Secretary of State Dean Rusk, UK Foreign Secretary Butler, and French Foreign Minister Couve de Murville, 'Tripartite Discussion of Non-Dissemination'

    In this discussion between Rusk and the British and French Foreign Ministers, the three discuss a proposed British nonproliferation declaration. Rusk had no objection but Couve de Murville found the declaration “patronizing” because it said “in effect that we [nuclear weapons states] are sinners and don’t want others to join us in sin.”

  • April 28, 1966

    Transcript of Conversations in Bucharest Between the Romanian Side and Maurice Couve de Murville, Foreign Minister of France

    This document is the transcript of the conversation between Nicolae Ceausescu, Ion Gheorghe Maurer and Corneliu Manescu, and Maurice Couve de Murville, regarding the Romanian and French position on the escalation of the Vietnam War, and the resulting rising tensions between the United States and France.