Report from the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs on the Indian Ocean Region

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Report from the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs on the INDIAN OCEAN REGION 1
CONTENTS 3
INTRODUCTION 5
PART A CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 7
PART B THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION 12
PART C GREAT POWERS INVOLVED IN THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION (OTHER THAN THE U.S.S.R.) 16
PART D THE U.S.S.R. AND THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION 25
PART E AN ASSESSMENT OF RUSSIAN AND OTHER GREAT POWER INVOLVEMENT IN THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION 32
PART F AUSTRALIA AND THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION 37
APPENDIX A MINISTERIAL COMMUNIQUE ISSUED ON THE COMPLETION OF THE FIVE POWER DEFENCE TALKS IN LONDON, APRIL 1971 44
APPENDIX B UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE JOINT U.S./U.K. FACILITIES ON DIEGO GARCIA ATOLL IN THE CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO, BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY, DATED 15 DECEMBER 1970 46
APPENDIX C LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OF HER MAJESTY’S GOVERNMENT ARISING OUTIOF THE SIMONSTOWN AGREEMENTS Presented to Parliament by the Attorney General by Command of Her Majesty February 1971 47
APPENDIX D COUNTRIES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION BY AREA, POPULATION, TYPE OF STATE AND DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATION 67
APPENDIX|E SUMMARY OF AUSTRALIA’S TRADE WITH INDIAN OCEAN COUNTRIES 69
APPENDIX F TRADE STATISTICS OF PRINCIPAL INDIAN OCEAN COUNTRIES WITH UNITED STATES, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA AND SOVIET UNION, 1968 (Aust. million) 77
APPENDIX G MILITARY STRENGTHS OF SELECTED COUNTRIES IN INDIAN OCEAN AREA 78
APPENDIX H EXTRACT FROM THE LUSAKA DECLARATION OF THE THIRD CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF STATE OR GOVERNMENT OF NON-ALIGNED COUNTRIES, SEPTEMBER 1970 79
APPENDIX I AUSTRALIAN BILATERAL AID TO COUNTRIES BORDERING THE INDIAN OCEAN 80
APPENDIX J TREATY OF PEACE, FRIENDSHIP AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE SOVIET UNION AND THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA 81
APPENDIX K THE NUMERICAL STRENGTH OF WORLD NAVAL FORCES 84
APPENDIX L SUMMARY OF SOVIET NAVAL DEPLOYMENTS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN 88

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