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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • May, 1967

    Informative Note on the Visit of the Romanian President of the Council of Ministers, Chivu Stoica, to Iran, 13-19 May 1967

    The Shah explained to Chivu Stoica that Iran was interested in building a special pipeline just for socialist countries, but also said that he realized that this 'could irritate certain socialist countries' and Iran was happy to act bilaterally in the case of Romania.

  • August 19, 1969

    Policy Memorandum from the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, No. 05/03901, 'Request of the United Arab Republic Government that Romania Stops Using the Oil Pipeline Eilat-Mediterranean Sea to Transport Crude Imported from Iran'

    Romanian Deputy Foreign Minister, Petru Burlacu met with the charge d'affaires of the United Arab Republic in Bucharest, Fikry Mehanny Nakhla. Nakhla told Burlacu that he had discovered that the Romanians used the Eilat-Mediterranean Sea pipeline to transport oil from Iran which went through Egypt, and asked that this stop. Romanian government decided to leave this request unanswered. Topics of memorandum also included bilateral relations between Romania and Iran.