JMAS-127 David Bruce's diary entries - February 1951Documents from 01 February 1951 to 28 February 1951
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Remarks on: details of Ambassadors meeting in Frankfurt, principal subject for discussion being the re-organisation of the foreign assistance programme and consideration of the Soviet reply calling for a conference of the four Foreign Ministers,- meeting with Hervé Alphand who was to represent Robert Schuman in the conferences on the European Army | meeting with Col. Richardson, his adviser at the European Army conference,- Sweden's plans for a closer relationship between OEEC and the Council of Europe,- speech by Schuman at the Conference, stated that the idea for a European Army formed part of French hopes for a progressive integration of the European countries in the economic, military and political fields,- details of participants and observers,- talk with Mr. Taviani, head of the Italian Delegation for the European Army Conference regarding US views on subject. Bruce told him US welcomed any development in the field of European integration, especially incorporating Western Germany,- German deliberations over Schuman Plan,- President Auriol's visit to US, concerned about Indochina and Germany | talk with German delegation on the European Army scheme, has appeal but it would have to deal with question of equal rights for Germans and be militarily effective,- delays in Schuman Plan negotiations.
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