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Memorandum From the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to President Nixon, Washington, June 1, 1970

US Government State Department


Washington, June 1, 1970

Kissinger forwarded Secretary of State Rogers' proposal for a new course of action on Nigerian assistance together with his own comments. Kissinger thought there was no need to subordinate relief to reconstruction. Kissinger also forwarded a draft response to Rogers, which Nixon approved.

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 742, Country Files, Africa, Nigeria, Vol. I. Secret. Sent for Action. Nixon initialed his approval of the response to Rogers at Tab A, which is not published. The graph attached to Rogers' memorandum is not published.

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