Cold War Files: All Units: Events: Nixon Meets with Brezhnev

May 22-30, 1972 one week
Nixon Meets with Brezhnev

President Nixon visits the Soviet Union and meets with Leonid Brezhnev to forge new diplomatic relations with the Communist nation. Nixon's visit causes great concern in Hanoi that their Soviet ally might be inclined to agree to an unfavorable settlement of the war to improve Soviet relations with the U.S.

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