Reply from the French Government to the Soviet note dated 31 March 1954 (7 May 1954)

In its reply of 7 May 1954 to the note from the Soviet Government dated 31 March, the French Government rejects the Soviet proposal regarding the General European Treaty of Collective Security, defends the defensive groupings of Western States and calls on the Soviets to put an end to the causes of division in Europe, in particular by allowing the Austrian and German problems to be resolved.

Source and copyright

Source: Ministère des Affaires étrangères, Service d'Information et de Presse, Paris.
Articles et Documents. Bulletin d'informations et de presse étrangère. 11.05.1954, n° 53. Paris: La Documentation Française - Présidence du Conseil, Secrétariat général du gouvernement, Direction de la documentation. "Textes du jour", p. 4.

Copyright: (c) Ministère des Affaires étrangères de la République Française

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