This memo informs the Central Committee of the USSR of the Communist Party of India's decision to oppose signing the NPT due to perceived infringements on Indian sovereignty and a mistrust in the concept of security guarantees to India by the US. The recommended course of action is to forward comprehensive information to the CPI about the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons along the lines of a March 29 CPSU CC decree of that year in the hopes that the CPI's opinion on the NPT will change.
CPSU CC Decree, 'Information for the Leadership of the CP of India on the Question of the NPT'
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CPSU CC DECREE
Information for the Leadership of the CP of India on the Question of the Nuclear Weapons Non-Proliferation Treaty
Approve the text of the telegram to the Soviet ambassador in Delhi about information for the leadership of the CP of India on the question of the nuclear weapons non-proliferation treaty (attached).
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In this decree, the CPSU CC recommends that a telegram to the Soviet ambassador in India be approved. This telegram would hold information for the Indian CP about the NPT.
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