Flashcards in Conference Diplomacy 1954-61 Deck (21):
When was the Geneva conference?
April - July 1954
Who was the Geneva conference between?
USA,USSR,Britain and France
What happened at the Geneva conference?
NO progress made on a Korean peace treaty
Settlement agreed on the indochina war:
Ceasefire declared, french troops to be withdrawn
Laos and Cambodia established as independent states
Vietnam temporarily divided into north and south
USA refused to sign this but pledged to not undermine it
When was the Geneva Summit?
Who was involved?
Britain,USA,USSR and France
What was significant about the Geneva Summit?
the first east-west summit of the cold war
What was NOT agreed at the Geneva summit?
The west rejected the USSR's attempt to neutralise Germany
The USSR wanted negotiations between east and west Germany
USSR wanted to a collective security system to replace NATO and the Warsaw Pact
Eisenhower suggested an open skies policy
Khrushchev rejected this
HOWEVER a good relationship was established
When was the Camp David Summit?
Who was involved in the Camp David Summit?
USSR and USA
Why did Khrushchev believe a deal was more likely to happen at Camp David?
Dulles had died
What happened at Camp David?
Built on their relationship
Agreed to hold a full summit in 1960
NO agreements made on Germany and disarmament
When was the Paris summit?
Why were negotiations harder at Paris?
France and Germany put pressure on USA to adopt a harder line
China put pressure in USSR to adopt a harder line
Why did the summit collapse?
U-2 spy plane incident
When was the Vienna summit?
Who was the USA President for the Vienna summit?
Why did Khrushchev take an aggressive stance in the Vienna summit?
He believed Kennedy could be exploited due to his inexperience.
What did Khrushchev do in the Vienna summit?
demanded the west should recognise the sovereign status of east Germany and the Berlin question should be settled on US terms within 6 months
When was the Indo-China War?
What countries were part of Indo-China