BRACERS Record Detail
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Copy of the Soviet News
The document states that Kosygin has received BR's letter on the Vietnamese problem (see record 65392), and states that "the United States flagrantly violated the Geneva Agreements of 1954 and on unleashing a war in Indo-China have created dangerous tension in this region."
Also mentioned is that "the Soviet people regret that the British government uphold in fact the aggressive policy of the U.S.A. in this region."
The letter has been edited in blue ink. Written on the letter: "Documents left for Lord Russell 2 members of the Russian Embassy—4/5/65".
The enclosed copy of the Soviet News is dated 20 April 1965. The title of the headline is "Alexei Kosygin Warns United States of Danger of Aggression in Vietnam".
Record last modified 2016/03/14
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