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Communiqué on negotiations between the Soviet Union and the Federal Republic of Germany, September 13, 1955,   pp. 154-155 PDF (876.8 KB)


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1 4           DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 9 4 4-5 9
nations, for raising their well-being, as well as for assistance to under-
developed countries,
Agree:
(1) for the purposes to work together to develop an acceptable
system for disarmament through the Sub-Committee of the United
Nations Disarmament Commission;
(2) to instruct their representatives in the Sub-Committee in
the discharge of their mandate from the United Nations to take
account in their work of the views and proposals advanced by the
Heads of Government at this Conference;
(3) to propose that the next meeting of the Sub-Committee be
held on August 29, 1955, at New York;
(4) to instruct the Foreign Ministers to take note of the pro-
ceedings in the Disarmament Commission, to take account of the
views and proposals advanced by the Heads of Government at this
Conference and to consider whether the four Governments can
take any further useful initiative in the field of disarmament.
3. Development of Contacts between East and West
The Foreign Ministers should by means of experts study measures,
including those possible in organs and agencies of the United Nations,
which could (a) bring about a progressive elimination of barriers
which interfere with free communications and peaceful trade be-
tween people and (b) bring about such freer contacts and exchanges
as are to the mutual advantage of the countries and peoples con-
cerned.
4. The Foreign Ministers of the Four Powers will meet at Geneva
during October to initiate their consideration of these questions and
to determine the organisation of their work.
Communique on Negotiations Between the Soviet Union and the
Federal Republic of Germany, September 13, 1955'
From September 9 to 13 negotiations were held in Moscow between
the Government delegation of the Soviet Union and the Government
delegation of the German Federal Republic.
On the Soviet side there took part the Chairman of the Council
of Ministers of the Soviet Union, Marshal (Nikolai A.) Bulganin,
head of the delegation; (Nikita S.) Khrushchev, member of the Pre-
sidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union; (Vyacheslav M.)
Molotov, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of. the
Soviet Union and Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union; (-Michael
G.) Pervukhin, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers
of the Soviet Union; Ivan G. Kabanov, Minister of Foreign Trade;
(Vladimir S.) Smynov, Deputy Foreigii Minister of the Soviet Union.
On the Federal German Republic side the following took part in
the talks: Federal Chancellor Dr. (Konrad) Adenauer, head of the
delegation; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal German Re-
public Dr. (Heinrich) von Brentano; State Secretary of Foreign
Affairs (Professor Walter Hallstein; State Secretary of the Office of
the Office of the Federal Chancellor Dr. (Hans) Glebke; Chairman
I Department of State files.


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