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June 29, 1979

Excerpt from Minutes Nº 156 of the CC CPSU Politburo meeting


Nº P156/IX

to Cdes. Brezhnev, Kosygin, Andropov, Gromyko, Kirilenko, Suslov, Ustinov, Ponomarev, Zamyatin, and Smirtyukov – everything;
to Pegov and G. Pavlov – point 3.

Excerpt from Minutes Nº 156 of the CC CPSU Politburo meeting of 29 June 1979
The Situation in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan and Possible Steps to Improve It.

1. Agree with the proposals described in the note of the USSR MID, USSR KGB, Ministry of Defense, and CC CPSU International Department of 28 June 1979 (attached).

2. Approve the draft instructions to the Soviet ambassador in Kabul with the text of the Appeal of the CC CPSU Politburo to the CC PDPA Politburo (attached).

3. Consider it advisable that Cde. B. N. Ponomarev go to Kabul to talk with DRA leaders regarding questions raised in the Appeal.

[circular CPSU stamp] CC SECRETARY [signed: L. Brezhnev]

This document discusses the situations in Kabul with the CC CPSU and the CC PDPA.

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Translated for CWIHP by Gary Goldberg.


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