November 28, 1969
State Department Telegram 199360 to US Embassy Bonn, 'FRG and Swiss NPT Signatures'
On 28 November 1969, West German Ambassador to the United States Rolf Pauls signed the NPT at the State Department and delivered a statement and a detailed note. At the signing Secretary Rogers spoke about the treaty’s value, the “historic” importance of the West German signature, the U.S. understanding that the UN Charter “confers no right to intervene by force unilaterally in the Federal Republic of Germany,” and a reaffirmation of U.S. security guarantees to NATO and the Federal Republic.
August 07, 1972
Ambassador Pauls, Washington, to Foreign Office, 'German China Policy'
A message from West German Ambassador Pauls about German-Chinese relations and the possible problems it could pose for the German-American relationship.
June 06, 1973
Telex from Ambassador Pauls, Beijing, to Foreign Office
Ambassador Pauls reports a conversation with Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Qiao Guanhua about the possibility of a Soviet attack on China and Chinese "Second strike capability."
November 24, 1973
Cable from Ambassador Pauls to the Foreign Office
A cable from Ambassador Pauls about a meeting between Prime Minister Zhou Enlai and Federal Minister Genscher about Soviet expansionism and Europe’s defensive readiness.
June 14, 1974
Cable from Ambassador Pauls to the Foreign Office, 'China – Federal Republic'
West German Ambasador to China, Rolf Pauls, summarizes the current status of relations between China and West Germany and recommends increasing political contacts and political relations.
June 19, 1975
Cable from Ambassador Pauls to the Foreign Office, 'German-Chinese Relations'
A cable from Ambassador Pauls about a conversation with Chinese Foreign Minister Qiao Guanhua about developments in Europe and the Chinese assessment of the global situation after the end of the Vietnam War.