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  • September 15, 1988

    Note of a Meeting between the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the SED and Chairman, Comrade Erich Honecker, and the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the PLO, Yasser Arafat, on 15 September 1988

    Arafat reports that the First Intifada, which began ten months earlier, has strengthened the PLO. He describes the PLO’s plans going forward and their anticipated impact on Israel. Honecker expresses East Germany’s steadfast support for the PLO and talks about potential progress towards peace on the international stage.

  • December 15, 1988

    Memorandum of a Conversation between Erich Honecker and Yasser Arafat in Berlin

    The conversation focuses on the PLO's recent attempts to reach an agreement concerning the conflict in the Middle East. Arafat informs Honecker about his efforts to gain support for his initiative from the US and other countries.

  • July 30, 1990

    National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 30 July 1990

    The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 30 July 1990 describes the latest developments in the Soviet Union, Japan, Liberia, Algeria, Togo, Afghanistan, Burma, Iraq and Israel.

  • January 29, 1992

    Working Group on Regional Security and Arms Contro--Non-paper

    (Moscow, Russia) This document both outline what the next meeting of the Working Group on Regional Security and Arms Control seminar should look and includes the closing remarks from the group’s co-chairmen after the 1993 seminar— the first to include representatives from the United Nations and Palestine. It also includes a work program to be completed before the next plenary meeting.

  • September 17, 1992

    Co-Chairmen’s Concluding Remarks -- Moscow

    (Moscow, Russia - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) This document summarizes the tone of the 1992 Moscow ACRS Meeting — the second ever meeting— and provides instructions to prepare delegates for the next meeting, in hopes of moving towards bilateral arms control and confidence-building measures.

  • May 20, 1993

    Arms Control and Regional Security Working Group Co-Chairman’s Concluding Remarks -- Washington, D.C.

    (Washington, DC, United States - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) In the concluding remarks from the third meeting of the Arms Control and Regional Security Working Group, the co-chairs discuss the importance of bilateral tracks of the peace process and listed what activities participants should complete before the next meeting.

  • July 13, 1993

    Oral Concluding Remarks - Cairo, Egypt

    (Cairo, Egypt) These concluding remarks wee delivered at the end of the of the 1993 plenary. They discuss progress towards developing arms control and regional security measures in the Middle East.

  • September 14, 1993

    [Draft] Chairman's Summary -- Sydney

    (Sydney, Novia Scotia, Canada - Chairman's Summary) In this draft, the Chairman writes about the results of the intercessional workshop on Maritime confidence building in Nova Scotia in 1993. The workshop had two main goals: the development of cooperation arrangement for search and rescue efforts and the avoidance of incidents of conflict at sea.

  • September 20, 1993

    Chairman's Summary -- The Hague

    (The Hague, Netherlands - Chairman's Summary) The chairman summarizes the 1993 meeting of the Work Shop on Communications-Related CBM, where delegates discussed the use of the CSCE communications network for conflict resolution and prevention.

  • September 21, 1993

    Chairman's Summary -- The Hague

    (The Hague, Netherlands - Chairman's Summary) The Chairman writes about the results of the intercessional workshop on Maritime confidence building in Nova Scotia in 1993. The workshop had two main goals: the development of cooperation arrangement for search and rescue efforts and the avoidance of incidents of conflict at sea.

  • October 04, 1993

    Chairman’s Summary -- Antalya

    (Antalya, Turkey - Chairman's Summary) This report summarizes the 1993 Workshop on the Exchange of Military Information and Prenotification of Certain Military activities. It outlines the agreed upon protocol for notifying and informing other countries of military activity.

  • October 21, 1993

    Co-Chairs' Concluding Statement -- Vienna -- Final

    (Vienna, Austria - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) The statement summarizes the two workshops that took place in Austria in 1993. Participants discussed longterm goals of peace and stability, and further ACRS processes.

  • October 21, 1993

    Co-Chairmen’s Concluding Statement on the Workshops of Long-Term Objectives and Declaratory Measures -- Vienna

    (Vienna, Austria - Co-Chairmen's Statement) This concluding statement summarizes two workshops hosted by Austria in 1993. The first workshop was on long-term objectives and the second was on declaratory measures.

  • November 04, 1993

    Co-Chairs' Concluding Remarks -- Moscow

    (Moscow, Russia - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) The Co-Chairmen’s concluding remarks after the 1993 ACRS meeting in Moscow summarize the desire for more bilateral and multilateral to achieve peace and stability in the Middle East.

  • February 03, 1994

    Co-Chairmen's Concluding Remarks -- Cairo

    (Cairo, Egypt - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) These concluding remarks summarize the ACRS Working Group Conceptual Basket Meeting held in Egypt. The participants discussed regional security conflicts, ballistic and conventional missile limitation, and chemical weapons.

  • May 02, 1994

    Facilitator's Statement -- Maritime Confidence Building Measures

    (Doha, Qatar) This facilitators statement outlines further conversation about Maritime search and rescue cooperation and avoiding incidents at sea. It also includes a proposal to demonstrate INCSEA between a U.S. and Canadian maritime vessel.

  • May 05, 1994

    Co-Chairmen's Concluding Remarks -- Doha

    (Doha, Qatar - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) In these concluding remarks, the co-chairmen summarizes the discussions of the fifth plenary of the ACRS working group. They discuss the relationship between Israel and Palestine, various proposals from delegates of different countries, maritime confidence-building measures and prevention of incidents at sea, and information exchange.

  • September 01, 1994

    Facilitator's Perception Paper -- Halifax

    (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) This facilitator’s perception paper summarizes the discussion of the 1994 ACRS Working Group plenary in Canada. At the plenary, the delegates discussed the Middle East Peace Process, maritime search and rescue and incident prevention, and confidence-building.

  • October 10, 1994

    Co-Sponsors’ Introductory Remarks About Their Paper on Areas of Commonality and Difference in the Regional Parties’ Statements on Long-Term Objectives in Arms Control and Regional Security -- Paris

    (Paris, France - Co-Sponsors' Remarks) In this statement, the co-sponsors for the ARCS working group offer a brief overview of the commonalities and differences of six different national statements from Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, and Palestine on security in the Middle East region. The main commonalities include the longterm goal of peace and security in the region and a the establishment of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone, but many countries differ on what steps are necessary to achieve this goal.

  • December 15, 1994

    Co-Chairmen's Concluding Statement -- Tunis

    (Tunis, Tunisia - Co-Chairmen's Remarks) The Co-Chairmen’s concluding remarks on the 1994 statement include information the goal for ACRS, regional security issues, and maritime search and rescue and incident avoidance.