JMAS-132 David Bruce's diary entries - October 1951Documents from 01 October 1951 to 31 October 1951
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Remarks on: problems in talks for a contractual agreement with Germany,- René Pleven's (PM) belief that he can secure favourable vote in Parliament for Schuman Plan and EDF despite Gaullist and Communist opposition,- establishment of "Wise Men" Committee of NATO concerned with determining military requirements of member states and Jean Monnet's decision to be French representative
Dutch Government decision to change status from observer to that of participant at European Army Conferences,- Bruce states his belief that the French Government settle the Saar question before a peace treaty with Germany can be brought under discussion,- visit with Monnet regarding the possibility of Pleven calling a convention of representatives of the Free Nations of Western Europe to attempt a draft constitution for setting up a Federation in Europe.
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