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  • June 10, 1970

    Mid-East issues -- NSC Meeting Wednesday, June 10

    Memorandum for the President from Henry Kissinger summing up an NSC Meeting about the current issues facing the US position in the Middle East. Kissinger highlights the dangers of a "major-power war" breaking out over the Mid-East and the possibility of the US position giving way to Soviet predominance.

  • June 16, 1970

    Memorandum for the President, "The Middle East"

    Kissinger provides a historical overview of the current state of the Middle East and the decisions the US has made, and offers a suggested proposal to negotiate peace between Israel and the Arab States while taking the Soviet Union into account.

  • June 18, 1970

    National Security Decision Memorandum 66, "Next Steps in the Middle East"

    A memorandum outlining the President's approval of the steps recommended in the Secretary of State's 6/9 memorandum, as well as some caveats.

  • July 27, 1970

    Message from Soviet Ambassador Dobrynin to President Nixon (Transmitted by Col. Kennedy to Kissinger) regarding Soviet military presence in UAR.

    A message from Ambassador Dobrynin to President Nixon regarding the Soviet military presence in the Middle East.

  • August 05, 1970

    Memorandum of Conversation, Ambassador Rabin and Mr. Kissinger, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1970

    Ambassador Rabin and Henry Kissinger discuss the United States' new initiative for talks between Israel and the UAR, Soviet involvement in the Egyptian military, and Israel's request for additional equipment from the United States.

  • August 07, 1970

    TelCon between Secretary Rogers and Mr. Kissinger

    A conversation between Rogers and Kissinger, in which they discuss the meeting Kissinger previously had with Israeli Ambassador Rabin, and Kissinger's overall involvement in negotiations with Israel.

  • August 12, 1970

    NSC Special Review Group Meeting, August 12, 1970, "Middle East"

    A summary of decisions made in the NSC Special Group meeting. The group decided to proceed with the delivery of weapons previously promised to Israel, and discussed plans for the consideration of future weapons requests, as well as expectations for the upcoming negotiations.

  • October 12, 1970

    Memorandum for the President, "The UAR Presidency"

    Kissinger provides an overview of Anwar Sadat, why he believes Sadat will likely be the next president of the UAR, and Sadat's main supporters.

  • October 13, 1970

    Memorandum for the President: Next Steps on the Middle East

    In a letter to the President, Rogers plans to take advantage of the favorable conditions created by the recent talks in New York by continuing bilateral talks with the Soviet Union, and participating in the renewed Four Power talks at the UN. The goal is to restart dialogue by mid-November.

  • October 15, 1970

    Combined Session NSC Review Group Meeting, "Middle East"

    A summary of the NSC review group meeting, in which the group decided to begin work on a new forumla for talks, and prepare a paper on the options for a Palestinian solution to the situation in the Middle East.

  • February 21, 1971

    The Preparatory Conference of the League of Arabian Gulf Students in Beirut

    Report on a conference of Gulf students and their statement regarding independence efforts in the Arabian Gulf.

  • August 30, 1971

    Meeting between Soviet academic and envoy to Israel, Yevgeni Primakov and Israeli Prime Minister, Golda Meir, 30 August 1971

    Primakov came to hear a concrete offer from Golda on how to push the peace process forward. The Prime Minister was unwilling to go into specifics. Primakov informed Golda that as far as the Soviet Union was concerned there was a linkage between Israeli concessions and immigration of Jews from the Soviet Union. According to Primakov, as long as the Arab-Israeli conflict remained unsettled, the Soviet Union could not be seen as acting against the interests of its Arab allies by allowing unrestricted Jewish immigration from the Soviet Union to Israel.

  • October 15, 1971

    Minutes of Conversation between Nicolae Ceaușescu and the Shah, Persepolis

    Description of conversation between Nicolae Ceaușescu and the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi regarding efforts to find a solution to the conflict between Israel and Egypt involving border disputes and the Suez Canal.

  • 1972

    Minutes of the Joint Meeting of the Bulgarian Central Committee, the State Council, and the Council of Ministers, on the Situation in the Middle East

    Todor Zhivkov reports on his recent visit to the Syrian Arab Republic and the Arab Republic of Egypt.

  • April 03, 1972

    Note regarding the Personal Conversation that took place between Nicolae Ceausescu and Anwar El-Sadat, Monday, 3 April 1972, in Cairo

    Nicolae Ceausescu and Anwar El-Sadat discuss foreign policy with relation to Israel, the United States, and the USSR. Sadat discusses future relations with Israel and strategic closure of the Suez Canal.

  • April 06, 1972

    Minutes of Conversation of the Seperate Discussion between Nicolae Ceausescu and Anwar El-Sadat, in Cairo, 6 April 1972 [Excerpts]

    Nicolae Ceausescu and Anwar El-Sadat discuss Egypt's relations with Israel and the new boundaries of Israeli and Arab lands.

  • April 10, 1972

    Minutes of Conversation between Nicolae Ceaușescu and Abbas Massoudi, Vice-President of the Majlis, Bucharest

    Describes the conversation between Nicolae Ceaușescu and Abbas Massoudi, Vice-President of the Majlis, regarding the current situation in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Conclusion was that Egypt is ready to sign a treaty, but Israel has not welcomed any recent proposals. Both agreed that it is important for international community to help find solution to conflict.

  • October, 1973

    Letter from Syrian President Hafez al-Assad to GDR State Council Chairman Willi Stoph

    Undated letter from Syrian President Hafez al-Assad to GDR State Council Chairman Willi Stoph requesting support in conflict with Israel

  • October, 1973

    Draft letter from Willi Stoph to Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in response to al-Assad's 6 and 10 October 1973 letters to Stoph

    Draft letter from Willi Stoph to Syrian President Hafez al-Assad condemning Israel's aggression against Syria.

  • October 07, 1973

    Minutes of Prime Minister Meir's Cabinet Meeting, 7 October 1973