A document summarizing the main points of remarks regarding Japan’s attempt to persuade Syria and Iran to assist in the release of the American hostages held in Lebanon.
August 5, 1985
Cable No. 394, Foreign Minister to the Ambassador to Syria, 'Problem of the Release of the American Hostages (Main Points of Remarks, Questions and Answers for Prime Minister’s Special Envoy)'
Drafted: August 5, 1985
Primary: First Middle East Division Director
To: Ambassador to Syria
From: Foreign Minister
Problem of the Release of the American Hostages (Main Points of Remarks, Questions and Answers for Prime Minister’s Special Envoy)
No. 394 Secret Urgent (Priority Processing) Q55ID
Re: Your Telegram No. 646
I will send by separate telegram for your embassy’s reference the main points of remarks and questions and answers related to this matter of Special Envoy Nakayama. In addition, I ask that you pay full attention in regard to this matter so that it does not leak to the outside. (End)
A telegram from the Foreign Minister of Japan to the Ambassador to Syria preparing for Special Envoy Nakayama’s visit to Syria.
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