No. 141
Editorial Note

On February 18 and 19, Chancellor Adenauer met with Secretary of State Acheson, Foreign Secretary Eden, and Foreign Minister Schuman at London to discuss questions of mutual concern with particular attention devoted to contractual relations and the European Defense Community. For the minutes of the three meetings held at 10 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., February 18 and at 11:15 a.m., February 19, see volume V, Part 1, pages 59, 66, and 74, respectively. For further documentation on the attitude of the United States toward the establishment of a European Defense Community, see ibid., pages 571 ff.; for documentation on contractual relations, see Documents 1 ff.