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United States (Foreign Secretary's Visit)

Volume 641: debated on Monday 5 June 1961

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what are the reasons for the visit of the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to the United States of America.

Some time ago my noble Friend accepted two invitations to speak to United States audiences on British foreign policy and the international situation. He decided to combine acceptance of them with talks with the United Nations authorities in New York and the United States Government in Washington about the problems which are likely to face our two countries and the United Nations later in the year.