May 29, 1986
EMBASSY ISLAMABAD CABLE 11791 TO DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 'NUCLEAR: SOLARZ CONVERSATION WITH GOP'
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get citationThe year after Congress passed the Solarz amendment in August 1985, Rep. Stephen Solarz (D-CA) traveled to Pakistan, a country that would become a major test case for the amendment which cut off U.S. foreign aid to recipients. Solarz confronted General Zia and other top officials with his perception, based on U.S. intelligence, that Pakistan’s Kahuta plant was enriching weapons-grade enriched uranium. The Pakistanis strenuously denied the charge."Embassy Islamabad Cable 11791 to Department of State, 'Nuclear: Solarz Conversation with GOP'," May 29, 1986, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, State Department mandatory declassification review release. Obtained and contributed by William Burr for NPIHP Research Update No. 24. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/118546