RESOLUTION OF THE PRESIDIUM OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE ABOUT THE SITUATION IN HUNGARY" (PROTOCOL 49) OF 31 OCTOBER 1956CITATION SHARE DOWNLOAD
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Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Extract from Minutes No. 49/VI taken on the October 31, 1956 meeting of the Presidium of the CC
About the situation in Hungary
1.In accord with the exchange of opinions at the session of the Presidium of the CC CPSU, Cdes. Khrushchev, Molotov, and Malenkov are empowered to conduct negotiations with the representatives of the CC of the U[nited] W[orkers'] P[arty] of P[oland].
2.Confirmed is the text of the telegram to the Soviet Ambassador in Belgrade for Cde. Tito (Enclosed). In the event of an affirmative reply, Cdes. Khrushchev and Malenkov are authorized to conduct negotiations with Cde. Tito.
3.Provide Cde. Zhukov with an account of the exchange of opinions at the Presidium of the CC CPSU session, [instruct him] to prepare a plan of measures (plan meropriatii], in connection to the events in Hungary, and to inform the CC CPSU.
4.Inform Cdes. Shepilov, Brezhnev, Furtseva, and Pospelov on the basis of the ex-change of opinions at the CC Presidium to pre-pare essential documents and submit them to the CC CPSU for review.
SECRETARY OF THE CC
To point VI of protocol 49
Special Folder, Extraordinary
To the Soviet Ambassador in Belgrade
Quickly visit Comrade Tito and relay the following:
"In connection with the created situation in Hungary we would like to have a meeting with you incognito on the night of November 1 or on the morning of November 2. We agree to come to Belgrade for this purpose or another point in Yugoslavia or Soviet territory according to your wishes. Our delegation will consist of Cdes. Khrushchev and Malenkov. We await your reply via Comr. Firiubin.
If Tito is not in Belgrade, then give Cde. [Eduard] Kardelj [Deputy Head of the Yugoslav Government] or Cde. [Aleksandar] Rankovic [Yugoslav Minister of the Interior and Deputy Prime Minister] the original text for immediate transferral.
Send a report on the carrying out of your task.