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David Owen on USSR human rights

Title
David Owen on USSR human rights
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Jul 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Interview with UK Foreign Secretary David Owen on USSR not living up to obligations of the Helsinki Final Act and poor human rights record. UK will not yet interfere in Soviet internal affairs, are making disapproval clear, will not halt SALT (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks) or do anything that might compromise European security. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White?).
Contributors
Vivian White?; David Owen
Keywords
Human rights; Human rights violations; UK; USSR; International relations; Arms control; State security; Diplomacy; Foreign policy; East West relations; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) (1972-1979)

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