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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • April 05, 1972

    Minutes of Conversation between Comrade Nicolae Ceaușescu and the President of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Yasser Arafat, in Cairo, April 5 1972

    Nicolae Ceaușescu and Yasir Arafat discuss the struggles of Palestine and goals in regards to Israel.

  • April 21, 1972

    Telegram from the Romanian Embassy in Cairo to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 264.451, April 21, 1972, Secret

    Romanian consul in Alexandria reports on shipments to the PLO and conversations members of the PLO have had with other Eastern BLOC countries including Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia.

  • February 14, 1974

    Minutes of Conversation between Nicolae Ceaușescu, the General Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party, and the Delegation of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, led by Yasser Arafat

    Yasir Arafat and Nicolae Ceaușescu discuss policy for Palestine and the diplomatic relationship between the two entities.

  • July 09, 1974

    Telegram from the Romanian Embassy in Tel Aviv, to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 070.814, July 9, 1974, Secret

    Romanian telegram about the relationship and ideas of the USSR and the United States toward the Palestinian question and relations with Israel.

  • September 17, 1974

    Telegram from Beirut to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 015.971, September 17,1974

    Discussing the Romanian - Palestinian relationship and the support Romania gives to Palestine while remaining friendly to Israel.

  • October 14, 1974

    Ion Pățan and Ștefan Andrei, 'Memorandum: Issues Raised by the Palestinian Delegation'

    A memorandum discussing Palestine requesting financial aid and supplies from Romania.

  • December 03, 1974

    Telegram from London to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 048.604, December 3, 1974

    A telegram discussing the possible allies the Palestine Liberation Organization has in the United States, USSR, U.K., and especially in Romania.

  • December 05, 1977

    Colonel Stefan Blaga, No. 009794/05.12.1977, 'Action Plan: Regarding the Surveillance of Target "OLGA" (PLO)'

    An action plan concerning intelligence gathering on the PLO.

  • March 03, 1980

    Colonel Ștefan Blaga, No. 009794/03.03.1980, 'Report regarding the Intelligence Measures undertaken within the PLO Office in Bucharest'

    Report about the establishment and activities allowed in the PLO office in Bucharest.

  • April 10, 1980

    No. 00561833/10.04.1980, 'Memo regarding Terrorist Threats to Our Country'

    Report about possible terrorist threats made against Romania concerning its relationship with Palestine and the PLO.

  • May 17, 1980

    Ministry of the Interior, Department of State Security, Military Unit 0544, No. 103/27/0015686

    Memo on a Palestinian medical student in Romania, who is a part of the PLO.

  • May 25, 1981

    No. 0620/D/003105/25.05.1981, 'Memo [about a Meeting between Yasser Arafat and Palestinian Students]'

    Memo about Yasser Arafat's meeting with Palestinian students.

  • August 22, 1981

    Col. Horia Brestoiu and Lt. Col. Ioan Ciobanu, No. 0620/0013646

    Report about Abu Nidal and his work developing the revolutionary group Al Fatah.

  • November 07, 1981

    Lt. Ioan Plugaru, No. PI/00124, 'Report regarding the Intelligence obtained by Contacting ‘ALBU’, Foreigner'

    Report on Palestinian feeling about the death of Sadat and Romania sending a representative to the funeral. The report also describes tensions and the need for Yasser Arafat to deal with them.

  • July 23, 1982

    Captain Ion Iordache, No. 32/II/0012309/23.07.1982, 'Memo [on a Meeting with "MARIAN"]'

    Memo about information coming from PLO informants about the Israeli invasion into Lebanon and the ensuing conflict.