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
74, respectively. For
further documentation on the attitude of the United States toward
the establishment of a European Defense Community, see
pages 571 ff.; for documentation on contractual relations,
Documents 1 ff.