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WHORM - Foreign Affairs (FO)

A primary subject category containing information pertaining to international relations or connected with the plans, policies, procedures, and programs or foreign countries and governments. Included are matters related to the administration of foreign affairs, economic development, mutual security, and foreign information and exchange activities.

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

FO006-02 15th Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (Paris Economic Summit) Paris, France 7/14/89-7/16/89 (.2 ft.; box 64)

A secondary subject category concerning the summit meeting of the seven industrialized nations (also known as the G-7) in Paris, France in 1989. This category includes correspondence, published articles, and memoranda between the public, Congress, administration officials, and participating nations. One of the main issues of this summit was how to respond to the changes taking place in the Soviet Union.

FO006-03 Malta Summit, (U.S.-U.S.S.R.) 12/2/89-12/3/89 (.3 ft.; box 64)

A secondary subject category concerning the meeting between President Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev which took place December 2-3, 1989 in the port of Malta (onboard U.S. & U.S.S.R. ships); includes correspondence, published articles, memoranda exchanged between the public, Congress, and administration officials.

FO006-03 Mid-Mediterranean Meeting of President Bush and President Gorbachev

(See Malta Summit, 12/2/89-12/3/89)

FO006-06 U.S.-U.S.S.R. Summit, Washington D.C., U.S.A. 5/30/90-6/3/90 (.6 ft.; boxes 69-70)

A secondary subject category constituent and Congressional correspondence concerning suggestions for the summit agenda. Issues addressed in the correspondence include the future of the Baltics, the crisis in Kashmir, human rights, and immigration issues. This category also includes summit planning documents and follow up correspondence concerning the success / failure of the summit.

FO006-12 U.S.-U.S.S.R. Summit, Moscow, Soviet Union 7/30/91-7/31/91 (.1 ft.; box 73)

A secondary subject category containing correspondence, published articles, and memoranda exchanged between the public, Congress, and administration officials.

FO006-13 Middle East Peace Conference, Madrid, Spain, 10/29/9-10/30/91 (.2 ft.; box 73)

A secondary subject category containing constituent correspondence especially from Jewish organizations concerning the peace conference. This category also contains correspondence from several world leaders concerning the conference.

FO006-14 NATO Summit, Rome, Italy 11/07/91-11/08/91 (.1 ft.; box 73)

A secondary subject category containing Presidential correspondence with participants, Presidential remarks while attending the summit, and background papers concerning meetings with summit participants.

FO006-15 Drug Summit, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. 2/26/92-2/27/92 (.40 ft.; boxes 73-74)

A secondary subject category containing constituent and Congressional correspondence presenting views on the need for a drug summit and possible agenda items. This subcategory also contains correspondence between the President and summit participants and a considerable amount of briefing materials on summit issues, strategy, agenda, and participants.

FO006-16 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED or Earth Summit) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6/11/92-6/13/92 (.60 ft.; boxes 74-77)

A secondary subject category containing constituent, religious, and Congressional correspondence encouraging the President to attend the conference and suggesting agenda items. This category also contains draft Presidential remarks, correspondence with environmental leaders, fact sheets, and summit background material. Finally, this category contains a few post-summit letters supporting / criticizing the President's actions.

FO007 International Law (.2 ft.; box 77)

A secondary subject category relating to international law. Included are letters from members of Congress and from Administration officials regarding legislation or international law issues. Also included is head of state correspondence relating to deep seabed mining issues and the Law of the Sea Convention. Head of state correspondence remains classified.

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