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June 01, 1962

BULGARIAN DEFENSE MINISTER, NOTE TO ZHIVKOV REGARDING INVITATION TO RAUL CASTRO TO VISIT BULGARIA

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    Bulgarian Minister of National Defense, Colonel General Dobri Djurov, requests First Secretary Todor Zhivkov’s approval to invite Raul Castro to visit Bulgaria.
    "Bulgarian Defense Minister, Note to Zhivkov Regarding Invitation to Raul Castro to Visit Bulgaria," June 01, 1962, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Central State Archive of Bulgaria (TsDA), Sofia, Fond 1-B, Opis 6, a.e. 4800; translated by Julia Cherneva, edited by Jordan Baev. Obtained by the Bulgarian Cold War Research Group. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/116359
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DECISION “A” No. 151 of the CC BCP POLITBURO

June 1962

Agree

T. Zhivkov

To Comrade Todor Zhivkov --

First Secretary CC BCP

MEMORANDUM

From the Minister of National Defense

Col.-Gen. Dobri Djurov

Re: Invitation to Raul Castro to visit Bulgaria on 9 September 1962

COMRADE ZHIVKOV,

In order to assure further strengthening and broadening of the relations between the nations and the Armed Forces of PR of Bulgaria and Republic of Cuba, I request approval on behalf of the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and on my personal behalf to invite comrade Raul Castro to visit the People’s Republic of Bulgaria for the National Holiday on 9 September 1962.

MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENSE:

COLONEL-GENERAL DJUROV