Letter from Pierre Gaston Billotte to Edgar Faure (Paris, 24 January 1956)

On 24 January 1956, General Pierre Gaston Billotte, French Minister for National Defence and the Armed Forces, sends a confidential letter to Edgar Faure, President of the French Council, and to Antoine Pinay, French Foreign Minister, in which he emphasises the need for France to be militarily independent in terms of nuclear weapons, irrespective of its commitments within Euratom.

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Source: Ministère des Affaires étrangères; Commission de publication des DDF (sous la dir.). Documents diplomatiques français. Volume I: 1956, 1er janvier-30 juin. Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1988. 1109 p. p. 74-76.

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