Robert Anderson Secretary of the United States Treasury, and Douglas Dillon, U.S. Under-Secretary of State?
Robert Anderson Secretary of the United States Treasury, and Douglas Dillon, U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, arrived in Paris, France, Nov 23, from Bonn, West Germany, for economic talks. Also with them was Mr. Irwin, U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Defence.
Anderson and Dillon were accompanied by their wives; and they were all met at Orly Airport by Amory Houghton, U.S. Ambassador to France.
The first meeting was between Anderson and Wilfrid Baumgartner, the French Finance Minister, A communique said they exchanged views on economic and financial problems affecting the two countries. In Bonn, the Americans sought a substantial direct cash payment to help support American troops in West Germany. The Federal Government refused.
On Nov 25, Anderson and Dillon will see Maurice Couve de Murville, France's Foreign Minister. They then go to London, UK, for talks with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, Chancellor of the Exchequer Selwyn Lloyd, and Foreign Secretary Lord Home.