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November 07, 1962

CABLE FROM DUTCH EMBASSY, HAVANA (BOISSEVAIN), 7 NOVEMBER 1962

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    The cable focuses on a report from the German embassy that in several places in Cuba, Soviet weapons are hidden under cement. There is still no progress on the dialogue between Fidel Castro and Anastas Mikoyan.
    "Cable from Dutch Embassy, Havana (Boissevain), 7 November 1962," November 07, 1962, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, National Archives, The Hague, Archives of the Dutch Legation (later Embassy) in Cuba, 1955-1964, 2.05.169, inv. 82. Obtained for CWIHP by Rimko van der Maar and translated for CWIHP by Rimko van der Maar. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/115562
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DATE OF DISPATCH: 7 November 1962

TO: NERECODI [Dutch Government Code Service, The Hague]

CONFIDENTIAL

German embassy reports that in several places Russian weapons are hidden in holes or under cement after which yards photographed by helicopters probably for later identification.

With regard to conversation [between] Fidel [Castro and Anastas] Mikoyan nothing new but Soviet [national] day celebrated with expressions of friendship and notification of 5 points by ex-communist [Carlos Rafael] Rodriguez.

Boissevain

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