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Untitled report on an Arab Communist summit in Lebanon

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May 1973


An Arab Communism Summit was in Beirut in Al-Musharraf District – Al-Damoor, in the home of Ahmad Ali Gharbiyeh, attended by the following parties:


1- Lebanese Communist Party.


2- Syrian Communist Party.


3- Iraqi Communist Party.


4- Algerian Communist Party.


5- Sudanese Communist Party.


6- Moroccan Communist Party.


7- Tunisian Communist Party.


8- Egyptian Communist Party.


9- Saudi Communist Party.


For a period of ten days consecutively, they discussed:


1- The world situation: the Washington Summit between the Soviets and the Americans.


2- The Arab situation: Communist participation in Iraqi and Syrian governments


3- The Palestinian resistance and the party position.


4- Saudi’s backward role.


5- Arab communist missions in the coming period.


August 1975


The Central Committee of the Lebanese Communist Party


They discussed the report by the Political Bureau submitted by George Hadi about the internal situation and another report submitted by Nadim Abdussamad about the Arab and international situations.


The report is long, however it is very important.


Nov 18, 1976


The Central Committee of the Lebanese Communist Party held a meeting to assess the political and military situation, and to hear the report by the Political Bureau and issue a statement regarding it.

Lists of communist parties at a summit in Lebanon and of their topics of discussion.


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Emir Farid Chehab Collection, GB165-0384, Box 9, File 7/9, Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony’s College, Oxford.


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