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1

What year was the Helsinki Conference?

1975

2

How many countries attended the conference?

35 countries

3

At the conference the countries agreed on..?

security issues, co-operation, human rights and borders.

4

At the conference East and West Germany..?

accepted each other officially.

5

At the conference it was agreed that all disputes..?

would be settled peacefully, through the UN if necessary.

6

At the conference it was agreed that no country was to interfere with..?

internal affairs of another country.

7

At the conference the USA agreed to buy..?

oil from the USSR.

8

At the conference the USSR agreed to buy..?

wheat from the USA.

9

At the conference it was agreed that countries would share..?

scientific knowledge e.g. in medicine.

10

At the conference it was agreed that countries would respect human rights, including..?

freedom of speech, religion, movement and information.

11

Despite Détente superpowers still had thousands of..?

nuclear weapons targeted at each other.

12

Despite Détente superpowers were still looking to..?

gain influence in other countries.

13

The USSR didn't honour the ______ ______ agreements from the Helsinki Accords.

human rights