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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • March 01, 1965

    Statement of Raul Castro Ruz Pertaining to Cuba’s Minister of Industry, Ernesto "Che" Guevara

    In a conversation between Kliszko and Raul Castro, a referral was made to the position assumed by the Minister of Industry in Cuba, Ernesto Guevara, at the economic seminar of Afro-Asian countries in Algeria in February 1965. Castro stated that he was not prepared to discuss the essence of the issue, e.g. the extent of aid from socialist countries to developing countries, but he felt Guevara's comments were extreme and out-of-place at the seminar.

  • May 14, 1975

    Record of Conversation between French President Giscard d'Estaing and Vice Premier of the People's Republic Deng Xiaoping: Second Meeting

    French President Giscard and Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping discuss economic issues, including development funding and international aid for Third World countries, as well as the recent oil crisis.

  • March 11, 1978

    Paper by the Chairman of the North-South-Commission, Brandt, for the meeting in Mt. Pèlerin

    Chairman of the North-South-Commission Willy Brandt's paper for the meeting in Mt. Pèlerin. Brandt's paper stresses the importance of mutual interest of the attending countries and talks about the new "international order."

  • September 11, 1981

    Joint letter by the Chairman and the Member of the North-South-Commission, Brandt and Ramphal, to the participants of the Cancún Summit

    Brandt and Ramphal send a message to the Cancun Summit, being its first kind in terms of debating North-South issues concerning Global Security. The letter asks for hope and a new start in the international arena and suggests to work on critical issues such as poverty and hunger.

  • February 09, 1983

    From the Introductory Remarks by the Chairman of the North-South Commission, Brandt, at the Presentation of the Report 'Aid in the World Crisis' Before the Federal Press Association in Bonn

    This speech is Brandt's commentary on the report "Aid in the World Crisis". Brandt states the importance of communication between nations which are playing important roles at upcoming international conference; and the agenda should include ways to provide Financial stability through increasing IMF's capital.