Visits abroad, 1976-12 - 1979-12
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Christopher Mallaby [Head of East European and Soviet Department, Foreign Office]; Lord Cranborne [later 7th Lord Salisbury]; Julian Ridsdale [Chairman of the British Japanese Parliamentary Group] on leading a Parliamentary delegation to Japan (4); [Arthur] Henry Brind, British Ambassador to the Somali Democratic Republic; [?] Julian Critchley; Brian Crozier on a CERCLE [European-American Conservative organisation] meeting in Washington [United States] (2); Edward de Haan, British Embassy, Paris; Sir [John] Nicholas Henderson [British Ambassador to France]; Sir [Arthur] Michael Palliser, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office; Humphrey Atkins [Opposition Chief Whip, later Lord Colnbrook].
Also includes: notes of JA's meetings with Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, and Kamal Hassan Ali, the Egyptian Minister of Defence, Oct 1979; transcript of a BBC interview with JA about his visit to Romania, Sept 1979; note by JA on his visit to Romania; rough notes of meetings in South Africa, mainly on the situation in Rhodesia; transcript of an interview with JA for the Rhodesian Broadcasting Corporation; minutes of meetings between David Owen, Foreign Secretary, John Graham [Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office] and Ndabaningi Sithole, President of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), J M Gopo (African National Congress) and others, 1978; minutes of meetings with Mohamed Ziad Barre, President of the Somali Democratic Republic, and other Somali ministers, 1978; programmes for the Sultanate of Oman National Day Parade; diary of JA's visit to Washington], Nov 1977, for a CERCLE meeting, with talks on subjects including South Africa and Rhodesia and on the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT), including a talk with Henry Kissinger [former American Secretary of State]; rough notes on South Africa and Rhodesia, Aug 1977; report on a visit to Kenya by members of the Rhodesian National Farmers' Union; rough speech notes for a CERCLE meeting in Munich [Germany] on the threat from the Soviet Union; notes from JA's visit to China, Jan 1977, on Chinese foreign policy, defence and the general political scene, with notes of meetings with the Vice-Premier Li Hsien-Nien and the Foreign Minister, Huang Hua; briefing for visit to China.
- 1976-12 - 1979-12
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- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)