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December 26, 1979

SUMMARY OF A CC CPSU MEETING

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    A summary of CC CPSU officials regarding the recently approved Soviet troop deployment in Afghanistan.
    "Summary of a CC CPSU Meeting," December 26, 1979, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, A. A. Lyakhovskiy’s “Plamya Afgana” (“Flame of the Afghanistan veteran”)”, Iskon, Moscow, 1999; Translated for CWIHP by Gary Goldberg https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/111786
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…the progress of implementation of CC CPSU Decree Nº P176/125 of 12.12.79 was reported by Cdes. Ustinov, Gromyko, and Andropov.

Cde. L. I. Brezhnev, having approved the plan of action in this matter scheduled for the time being by the comrades, expressed a number of desires.

It was recognized as advisable that the CC Politburo Commission is to act with the same membership and direction of the reported plan, carefully weighing each step of its actions. Proposals are to be submitted to the CC CPSU in a timely manner.

[signature] K. Chernenko

Nº 13-op (1 page)
27.12.79

[Source: A. A. Lyakhovskiy's “Plamya Afgana” (“Flame of the Afghanistan veteran”)”, Iskon, Moscow, 1999; Translated for CWIHP by Gary Goldberg]