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  • July 06, 1973

    General Staff of Defense (SMD) Summary Report of the 13th NPG Meeting held in Ankara, 15th-16th May, 1973

    Summary of the 13th NPG meeting in Ankara in May 1973. Italian Minister of Defense, Tanassi, raises the issue of reviewing the process of launching nuclear weapons in order to secure the potential military and political advantages.

  • December 19, 1973

    Letter from Adm. Polano to GA

    Letter from adm. Polano on the Italian Navy's nuclear program. The letter discusses the activities of the Committee for Military Applications of Nuclear Energy (CAMEN), Italy's preliminary project for an A Bomb, as well as the NPN as an enterprise of military interest.

  • January 19, 1974

    Letter from Deputy CSMM to Gen. Caroli on NPN

    Letter from G. De Boccard, deputy CSMM to gen. F. Caroli on position of the Italian Navy on NPN, views of adm. Polano and CAMEN activities. Annexes missing.

  • January 31, 1974

    Letter by Permanent Representative to NATO Catalano di Melilli to Minister of Foreign Affairs Aldo Moro

    Catalano di Melilli, Italy's permanent representative to NATO, writes to Foreign minister Aldo Moro about the existing confusion in the realm of international relations. He expresses concern over the process of European integration, and underlines the importance of maintaining good relations to the United States.

  • March 25, 1974

    Letter from Albonetti to GA

    Letter from CNEN's Achille Albonetti to Andreotti on nuclear-powered ship “Enrico Fermi” and prospective cooperation with France over nuclear-armed ships.

  • April 30, 1974

    Report, 'NATO Conference on intelligence (AHIWG) for the review of the documents MC 161/73 and 255/73 (Bruxelles, 25th March-5th April)'

    Report from NATO's Intelligence Conference (AHIWG) where member states reviewed and updated two key intelligence documents: "Strength and Capabilities of the Soviet bloc" (MC 161/73) and "Warsaw Pact Penetration and Military Presence in the Middle East, North Africa and adjacent areas" (MC 255/73).

  • May 03, 1974

    Report by CSMD on Europe's Nine Autonomous Nuclear Force

    Report by CSMD on prospective configuration of Europe's Nine autonomous nuclear force. Includes discussion of NATO burden-sharing, comparison of US and European nuclear forces and costs. Annexes: A: French Military Balance 1972; B: French nuclear forces; C: Military Budget 1972; D: European Community nuclear forces.

  • May 14, 1974

    Note by CSMM on NPN (Nuclear-Powered Ship)

    Analysis by CSMM on the proposal by adm. G. Polano to employ the the NPN come centrale elettrica di emergenza.

  • June 28, 1974

    Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (signed by De Rin), 'Atlantic Council held in Ottawa, 18th-19th June 1974'

    Reflections on the current state of transatlantic relations and Kissinger's foreign policy from Italian perspective. The meeting in Ottawa revealed that the US-Europe relationship is not one of harmony and concord, but that Kissinger sees himself as a peace builder in East-West relations, viewing them in strictly bilateral terms.

  • July 03, 1974

    Note from CSMD to MD on Italian ratification of the NPT

    Note by CSMD suggesting to postpone ratification of NPT in light of the destabilizing effects generated by the Indian nuclear test.

  • July 04, 1974

    Letter by the Italian Ambassador in London, Raimondo Manzini, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Aldo Moro

    Italian Ambassador to London, Raimondo Manzini, writes to Foreign minister Moro in the aftermath of the 1974 Ottawa Declaration. He discusses the British interest in reviving the Special Relationship with the US and its effects on European politics, and suggests that through intensified dialogue and cooperation, an Anglo-Italian solidarity could function as a counterweight to the close Franco-German relations.

  • September 02, 1974

    MAE Report on Indian Nuclear Explosion

    Report by Italy's delegation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on the impact on the NPT of the Indian nuclear explosion, on the problem of the credibility and adaptation of the treaty to the new international situation. Includes suggestions for proposals by the Italian government concerning how to update the Treaty.

  • June 30, 1976

    MAE Cable on Italian Ratification of the NPT

    Memo by ambassador to the UK R. on disagreement by the British government over the Italian interpretation of art. 1 and 2 of the NPT regarding PNE (Peaceful Nuclear Explosion).

  • August 14, 1976

    MAE Report on Italian Ratification of the NPT

    Analysis by MAE litigation service on the scope and legal relevance of the reaction by depositary states and Australia to the Italian declaration of May 4 1975on the issue of nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices.

  • 1977

    Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Disarmament'

    This note my the Italian Foreign Ministry discusses the growing tensions caused by the ongoing arms race and introduces different disarmament strategies suggested by the Soviet Union, Denmark, and the Warsaw Pact.

  • May 10, 1977

    Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Factual Data: Cruise Missiles'

    This document describes the operational characteristics and strategic implications of cruise missiles, and their potential significance for SALT.

  • May 10, 1977

    Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'SALT'

    This document describes the state of SALT negotiations between the USSR and the US and presents two alternative proposals by Vance.

  • May 10, 1977

    Memorandum by Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 'MBFR'

    This document describes the state of MBFR negotiations in May 1977, and concludes that the positions of the two sides have not moved closer to one another since the last meeting a year earlier.

  • December 28, 1977

    Letter from Forlani to GA

    Remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs Forlani to Andreotti on negotiations with South Africa for uranium supply and uncertainties in the local political situation. Annex: letter from ENI President Pietro Sette to Forlani on negotiations with private company NUFCOR within the cadre of the Italian nuclear program.

  • May 20, 1978

    Telegram by Permanent Representative to NATO Catalano to Minister of Foreign Affairs, 'DPC Ministerial session - Long-term defense program'

    Telegram from Italy's permanent representative to NATO, Felice Catalano, to Foreign Minister Arnaldo Forlani. Forlani analyses the Defense Planning Committee's proposal for NATO's long-term defence program that will be brought before heads of state at the Washington Summit in the end of May.