July 20, 1978
Soviet Ambassador of Angola V.P. Loginov, Memorandum of Conversation with Official from the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola
Memorandum of Conversation with candidate-member of the Politburo Secretary of the CC MPLA-PT for international issues P. Luvualu, discussing the situation in Zaire and the continued Soviet support for Angola.
September 14, 1978
Military Agreement between Cuba and Angola, 'Convenio sobre los principios de colaboración en la rama militar, entre la República de Cuba y la República Popular de Angola'
Military agreement between Cuba and Angola.
October 01, 1978
Policy Statement on the Bulgarian Relations with Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and PDR of Yemen.
Policy recommendations for strengthening the political and economic ties between Bulgaria and the countries of the Third World.
October 05, 1978
Memorandum of Conversation between Jorge Risquet and Sam Nujoma
Jorge Risquet was the head of the Cuban Civilian Mission in Angola; Sam Nujoma was the president of SWAPO.
January 19, 1979
Political Action Committee, Guidelines to Formulate a Total National Strategy for Rhodesia
There is not a contradiction between the proposed short term approach regarding Rhodesia and the proposed longer term approach regarding Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia and South West Africa.
January 26, 1979
Memorandum of Conversation between Fidel Castro and Agostinho Neto
Agostinho Neto was the president of Angola. The Cuban government redacted from the transcript 29 pages in which Neto addressed internal issues of the government of Angola.
February 21, 1979
Memorandum of Conversation between Raúl Menéndez Tomassevich and Agostinho Neto
General Raúl Menéndez Tomassevich was the head of the Cuban Military Mission in Angola; Agostinho Neto was the president of Angola.
April 26, 1979
USSR Embassy in Cuba, "Informational Letter on Contemporary Cuban-American Relations"
The Soviet Embassy in Havana gives an overview of the latest developments in US-Cuban relations. While steps towards a rapprochment have been undertaken, both sides are deadlocked on the issue of Cuba's military involvement in Africa.
April 30, 1979
Notes on a Meeting in the Great People's Palace in Peking on 30 April 1979 at 9 A.M
Huang Hua says that "the Vietnamese were the Cubans of Asia but rather more dangerous." In addition to commenting on the situation in Indochina, Huang weighs in on Soviet and Cuban policies toward the Third World, events in the Middle East, and China's involvement in the United Nations.
May 04, 1979
Memorandum of Conversation between Agostinho Neto and Senén Casas
Agostinho Neto was the president of Angola; General Senén Casas was Cuba’s first deputy minister of defense.
July 16, 1979
Senén Casas to Pedro García Peláez
General Senén Casas was Cuba’s first deputy minister of defense; General Pedro García Peláez was the head of the Cuban Military Mission in Angola.
July 24, 1979
Pedro García Peláez to Senén Casas
General Pedro García Peláez was the head of the Cuban Military Mission in Angola; General Senén Casas was Cuba’s first deputy minister of defense.
September 15, 1979
Fidel Castro to Political Bureau of the MPLA
The MPLA was Angola’s ruling party.
September 22, 1979
Military Intelligence Section Chief, Cuban Military Mission in Angola, Report on Conversation with Oliver Tambo, 'Entrevista sostenida con Oliver Tambo'
Oliver Tambo was the president of the ANC.
October 16, 1979
Fidel Castro to Jaime Crombet
Jaime Crombet was the Cuban ambassador to Angola.
October 16, 1979
Pedro García Peláez to Raúl Castro
General Pedro García Peláez was the head of the Cuban Military Mission in Angola; Raúl Castro was Cuba's defense minister.
October 17, 1979
Cuban Ministry of Armed Forces, Meetings with Agostinho Neto on Reduction of Cuban Troops, 'Cronología de las conversaciones sobre la reducción de tropas cubanas en la R.P.A. por el presidente Agostinho Neto...'
The Cuban Ministry of Armed Forces lists and summarizes conversations with Angola’s President Neto and Neto’s defense minister about withdrawing some Cuban troops from Angola.
October 18, 1979
Transcript of CPSU CC Politburo Meeting (excerpt), 18 October 1979
[Excerpt] Transcript of CPSU CC Politburo Meeting regarding telegrams from Cuba regarding the attitudes of SWAPO men and Angolans towards the Cubans and fighting. The Politburo members also discussed Sino-Soviet relations, Cuban sugar sales, and Soviet cooperation with Spain.
March 15, 1980
Report of Conversation between Pedro García Peláez and José Eduardo dos Santos, 'Versión entrevista sostenida con presidente R.P.A. el sabado 15 de marzo de 1980'
Report by General Pedro García Peláez, head of the Cuban Military Mission in Angola, about his conversation with Angola’s president José Eduardo dos Santos.
September 10, 1980
Minutes of Conversation between Todor Zhivkov and Samora Machel
Both leaders discuss recent developments in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Angola, East Timor, Western Sahara, Poland, and Afghanistan.