Updated: 14-Aug-2001 High Resolution Photos

North Atlantic Council
at the level of Foreign and Defence Ministers

Brussels, Belgium
2 December 1970

The US announces that it will not reduce US forces in Europe except in the context of reciprocal East-West action. The DPC adopts the study on 'Alliance and Defence' in the '70's'. Ten European countries adopt a special European Defence Improvement Programme.

Please credit NATO photos.

Left to right: Admiral Charles K. Duncan, USN, SACLANT and General Andrew J. Goodpaster, USA, SACEUR.
(NATO Photo 930Kb
Ref. no: 7092-22)

Left to right:
Sir Alec Douglas-Home, UK Secretary of State; William Rogers, US Secretary of State; Melvin Laird, US Secretary of Defense.
(NATO Photo 889Kb
Ref. no: 7090/25)

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