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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 05, 1987

    State Department Telegram 278631 to US Embassy Ottawa, 'Access to Canadian Documents In Pervez Case'

    The Canadian government cooperated with the US Justice Department in the Pervez case by seizing documents at his and making them available to federal prosecutors. The State Department wanted permission to review the documents “on the premises of the U.S. law enforcement authorities.”

  • September 07, 1987

    Report from Gen. P. Chergilanov Regarding Visit to Bulgaria of a TGU KGB Delegation

  • September 08, 1987

    Meeting between the Delegations of the United States and Angola, 'Versión de las conversaciones Angola/EEUU. 8/9/87 (16:00 a 19:00 horas)'

    Meeting between Angolan and US delegations to the talks about the withdrawal of the Cuban troops from Angola.

  • September 08, 1987

    Memorandum of a conversation by the Honorary Chairman of the SPD, Brandt, with the General Secretary of the CC of the SED and Chairman of the State Council of the GDR, Honecker, in Bonn 8 September 1987

    Memorandum for Brandt and Honecker on discussions for reducing chemical and nuclear weapons in Europe, relations between social democrats and communists and how they influence greater European nations.

  • September 09, 1987

    Meeting between the Delegations of the United States and Angola, 'Versión Conversaciones RPA/USA, 9/9/87 (20:00 horas)'

    Meeting between Angolan and US delegations to the talks about the withdrawal of the Cuban troops from Angola.

  • September 09, 1987

    Jorge Risquet to Alejandro [Fidel Castro]

    Jorge Risquet was Castro’s point man for Angola; Alejandro was Fidel Castro’s code name.

  • September 11, 1987

    North Korea’s Advance Notice for Delivery of a Letter to the National Olympic Committee of the ROK on the Olympic games

    An advance notice from North Korea that a letter on issues regarding the 1988 Summer Olympics will be delivered. Issues of co-hosting and other negotiations are covered.

  • September 15, 1987

    Meeting between Cuba and the Soviet Union, 'Reunión Bipartita Cuba - URSS, 15-9-87 (17:00) sobre el ANC'

    Meeting between Cuban and Soviet officials.

  • September 18, 1987

    Memorandum of Conversation between Jorge Risquet and Anatoly Dobrynin

    Jorge Risquet was Castro’s point man for Angola; Anatoly Dobrynin was the head of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

  • September 24, 1987

    Procedure concerning Operative Advance Notification on Cross-Border Transit requested by DPRK Security Organs

    Stasi procedures for South Koreans transiting via East Germany for meetings with DPRK officials.

  • September 24, 1987

    Meeting between the Delegations of the United States and Angola, 'Conversaciones Angola - Estados Unidos realizada [sic] en Bruselas, Bélgica, el 24 de septiembre de 1987'

    Meeting between Angolan and US delegations to the talks about the withdrawal of the Cuban troops from Angola.

  • September 26, 1987

    Stasi Note on Meeting Between Minister Mielke and Head of the KGB 5th Directorate Abramov

    Meeting between the head of the KGB’s Fifth Chief Directorate, Major General Abramov, and Minister for State Security Mielke, especially on changes in Soviet policy following Mikhail Gorbachev’s accession to power. They discuss the increase in dissident activity, public demonstrations, and subversive organizations.

  • September 29, 1987

    Memorandum on South African Military Policy on Biological and Chemical Warfare, and accompanying attachments

    South African Memorandum on the country's military policy on biological and chemical warfare, and accompanying attachments.

  • October, 1987

    Committee for State Security (KGB), 'About Results of Intelligence Activities to Note Indicators for a Surprise Nuclear Missile Attack'

    This report from the KGB contains results from intelligence activities conducted in October 1987 aimed at exposing indicators of a surprise nuclear missile attack on the USSR.

  • October, 1987

    General Military Intelligence Directorate Memos on Iran's Chemical Weapons Capability and Alleged Use

    Contains memos issued by the General Military Intelligence Directorate (GMID), last dated 6 July 1988, regarding the following issues: The use of chemical weapons by the Iranian Army during the Iran-Iraq War, stating dates and places where they were used; the attempts of Iran to produce chemical weapons relying on the assistance of North Korea, Syria and West Germany; developing some Iranian insecticide factories to be able to produce chemical weapons; types of chemical weapons which are used or produced by Iran, such as mustard Gas, C factor, phosgene factor, white phosphorus, sarin gas. Page 27 contains correspondence by the Iraqi Military Attache Office in Cairo to the GMID, dated 14 September 1988, regarding information received from the Egyptian Intelligence about Iran's attempts to obtain chemical weapons from Spain through mediators and to provide Libya with chemical weapons in return for supplying Scud B missiles.

  • October 04, 1987

    Report of the Hungarian Embassy in Iraq on the characteristics of the activity of the opposition forces in Iraq and the reaction of the Iraqi leadership

    This report issued by the Hungarian Embassy in Iraq gives details on the Kurdish and Shi’ite opposition and role in the Iran-Iraq conflict and the prospects of the controlling regime as of 1987.

  • October 06, 1987

    Documents Pertaining to CPSU CC Decision #5335 of 14 July 1987 and CPSU CC Secretariat Meeting of 6 October 1987

    This collection of documents deals with the 6 October 1987 meeting of the Secretary of the CC and with CPSU CC Declaration of 14 July 1987 (56/5). They address the opening of the press and the publication of some criminal statistics.

  • October 13, 1987

    Information from D. Stoyanov to G. Yordanov on Discontent Among Sofia University Employers and Professors

    The Minister of Internal Affairs, Dimitar Stoyanov, informs the Education Minister, Georgi Yordanov, about intelligence reports regarding the rise of discontent among professors, employees and students at the University of Sofia.

  • October 13, 1987

    Jorge Risquet, Notes for Discussion with the Angolan Delegation, 'Notas para la discusión con la delegación angolana M’Binda - N’Dalu'

    Memo by Jorge Risquet, Castro’s point man for Angola. Afonso Van-Dúnem "M’Binda" was Angola’s foreign minister; António dos Santos França “Ndalu” was the FAPLA Chief of Staff.

  • October 15, 1987

    Memorandum of Conversation between Fidel Castro and M’Binda

    Afonso Van-Dúnem "M’Binda" was Angola’s foreign minister.