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  • 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.

  • September 15, 1978

    'Congressional Consultations on Pakistan,' State Department cable 235372 to US Embassy Vienna

    Plans for meetings with Congress members to discuss resuming aid to Pakistan. Talking points include the cancellation of the French reprocessing plant deal and the importance of Pakistan's position in the Middle East. Also includes discussion of Pakistan's nuclear ambitions, technical capabilities, and the United States' efforts to block their nuclear development.

  • September 19, 1978

    'French Export of Centrifuges for Pakistani Reprocessing Plant,' State Department cable to Paris Embassy 237312

    Request for the Paris Embassy to discreetly look into an export license granted to the French company Robatel to export centrifuges to Pakistan.

  • September 20, 1978

    TELEGRAM 027.923 from the Romanian Embassy in Cairo to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Egyptian government would be grateful if the DPRK would adopt an official declaration supporting the Camp David Agreements.

  • September 21, 1978

    'Update on French Pakistani Reprocessing Situation,' Paris Embassy cable 31253 to State Department

    Andre Jacomet denied that a license had been issued to Robatel to export centrifuges to Pakistan. He also discussed the possibility of France issuing a higher level demarche on the cancellation of the Pakistan reprocessing plant project.

  • September 21, 1978

    TELEGRAM 085.304 from the Romanian Embassy in Washington to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    David Blakemore and Petre Anghel discuss US-ROK relations, North Korea's unification policy, and Soviet-ROK contacts.

  • September 22, 1978

    TELEGRAM 066.918 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The DPRK supports the position of Egypt on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

  • September 23, 1978

    US Embassy Paris cable 31540 to State Department, 'Elysée Views on Reprocessing Issues'

    A source in President Giscard's staff informed the US embassy that Pakistan was determined to complete the reprocessing plant and was searching for another country willing to supply the necessary technology. Also discusses a developing nuclear deal between West Germany and Brazil.

  • September 23, 1978

    TELEGRAM 026.023 from the Romanian Embassy in Budapest to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Kim Jae-suk discusses North Korea's diplomatic relations with Japan, the withdrawal of US troops from South Korea, and the reunification issue.

  • September 23, 1978

    TELEGRAM 026.023 from the Romanian Embassy in Budapest to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Romanian Embassy in Budapest reports on Japan's stance towards establishing diplomatic relations with the DPRK.

  • September 28, 1978

    South African Department of Foreign Affairs, United States Arms Transfers to South Africa in Violation of the United Nations Voluntary Arms Embargo

    Letter from the South African Acting Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Pretoria regarding arms transfers to South Africaduring the UN arms embargo.

  • September 28, 1978

    Dispatch from the Head of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (CPCz) Central Committee’s International Relations Department M. Stefanak to the Czechoslovak Embassy in Kabul

    Report that Afghan politician Babrak Karmal was undergoing treatment for heart problems in Czechoslovakia.

  • September 28, 1978

    Memorandum for Zbigniew Brzezinski from Nick Platt, 'Your Appointment with Korean Foreign Minister Park Tong-chin September 29'

    Platt recommended Brzezinski to welcome President Park with the following talking points; authorization for transfer of $800 million in military equipment to Korea and the visit of Defense Secretary to the ROK. He also mentioned some difficulties including Koreagate and Kim Tae-Jung in custody.

  • September 29, 1978

    UN Security Council Resolution 435 on Namibia

    UN Security Council Resolution reiterating its view of South Africa's presence in Namibia as illegal, and establishing a United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) to support the UN Special Representative and help ensure free and fair elections in Namibia. Voids all actions and elections taken by South Africa's administration in Namibia.

  • 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 04, 1978

    Telegram from the Czechoslovak Ambassador in Kabul, Karmelita, to Prague about his conversation with Taraki

    This document is a telegram from the Czechoslovak Ambassador in Kabul, Karmelita, to Prague. Karmelita provides a breif overview of his conversation.

  • 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.

  • October 05, 1978

    Chinese Government Delegation Leader's Statement at 8th Session of Sino-Vietnamese Negotiations

    Speech made by Chung Hsi-tung (Zhong Xidong) on the issue of Chinese nationals in Vietnam.

  • October 09, 1978

    Statement by Vietnamese Chief Delegate Hoang Bich Son at the 8th Meeting in the Negotiations between the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the People's Republic of China

    Hoang Bich Son discusses the ethnic Chinese in Vietnam.

  • October 13, 1978

    Information from CC CPSU to GDR leader Erich Honecker

    Information from CC CPSU to GDR leader Erich Honecker regarding widespread repressions in Afghanistan and the general comradeship between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union