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Britain permits the US to establish “a limited communications station” on the island of Diego Garcia. [US Congress, 6/5/1975]

Timeline Tags: US-Britain-Diego Garcia (1770-2004)

The US completes a Navy communications facility on the island of Diego Garcia. [Sunday Times (London), 9/21/1975]

Timeline Tags: US-Britain-Diego Garcia (1770-2004)

Britain agrees to a US request (see February 1974) for permission to build a military support facility on the island of Diego Garcia. This replaces an earlier 1972 agreement (see 1972) that permitted the US to establish a “a limited communications station” on the island. [US Congress, 6/5/1975]

Timeline Tags: US-Britain-Diego Garcia (1770-2004)

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