October 28, 1956
Andropov Report, 28 October 1956
Not to be copied
Sent from Budapest Urgent
I hereby forward a letter from the Hungarian
“The Council of Ministers of the Soviet Socialist
On behalf of the Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Hungary I appeal to the Government of the Soviet Union to send Soviet troops in order to put an end to the riots that have broken out in Budapest, to restore order as soon as possible, and to guarantee the conditions for peaceful and creative work.
24 October 1956
Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Hungary Andras Hegedus”
28.X.56 [28 October 1956] Andropov
Yuri Andropov forwards this letter from Hungarian Prime Minister Andras Hegedus to the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Socialist Republics. The letter requests Soviet troops to quell the riots in Budapest.
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