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  • May 18, 1967

    Report, South African Foreign Affairs Archives, 'The Nuclear Proliferation Problem'

    Report on the progress of South African discussions with Washington to extend the United States-South Africa Atomic Energy Bilateral

  • May 26, 1967

    Letter, US Senator Vance Hartke to UN Secretary-General U Thant

    U.S. Senator Vance Hartke inquires about the pending applications of North Vietnam and South Vietnam and North Korea and South Korea to gain entry into the United Nations, as well as the procedures involved for the dual admission of these divided nations.

  • May 30, 1967

    Rajya Sabha Q&A on the India's Objectives Regarding the Nuclear Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

    Transcript of questions and answers between members of the Rajya Sabha and the Minister of External Affairs, Shri M. C. Chagla, on the government's goals for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

  • May 30, 1967

    Intelligence Note 418 from George C. Denney, Jr., to the Secretary, 'Probable Effects of Chinese Possession of MRBMs on Vietnam War'

    A prospective Chinese MRBM force led INR to consider whether Beijing would believe that it had more freedom of action to step up its involvement in the Vietnam War: it “might feel freer in extending aid to Hanoi and becoming more involved in the war if US pressure on the North Vietnamese seemed to require it.”

  • June 13, 1967

    Rajya Sabha Q&A on Nuclear Guarantee and Nuclear Non-Alignment

    Transcript of question and answers between members of Rajya Sabha and Minister of External Affairs Shri M. C. Chagla on India's policy of non-alignment.

  • June 13, 1967

    Telegram from Ambassador Trivedi, 'Non-Aligned Meeting'

    Different points of Mexico and Brazil on the denuclearization treaty of Latin America

  • June 14, 1967

    Letter, UN Secretary-General U Thant to US Senator Vance Hartke

    United Nations Security-Genral U Thant replies to US Senator Vance Hartke's letter concerning his question on the consideration of UN admission for South and North Korea and South and North Vietnam.

  • June 20, 1967

    Rajya Sabha Q&A on the Non-Aligned Countries and the Signing of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Transcript of questions and answers between members of Rajya Sabha and the Minister of External Affairs, Shri M. C. Chagla, on India's strategy to convince countries like the U.A.R. and Yugoslavia to abstain from signing the NPT until India's demands have been met.

  • June 28, 1967

    Meeting Minutes, 'Points of Interest arising from Uranium Marketing Committee Meeting: June 26, 1967'

    Notes the current negotiations of the major nuclear powers from a meeting of the South African Uranium Marketing Committee.

  • July 04, 1967

    Airgram to Department of State from Embassy in the Hague, 'Visit by Ambassador of Romania, Dr. George Elian'

    George Elian, the Romanian ambassador to the Hague, advocates for closer relations between Romania and the United States during a meeting with an American diplomat.

  • August 14, 1967

    Intelligence Note 669 from Thomas L. Hughes to the Secretary, 'Tests of Soviet Fractional Orbital Bombardment System (FOBS)'

    Soviet tests of a fractional orbital bombardment system (FOBS) attracted the interest of the US intelligence community because of the unique challenges it posed to defenses. At that point, August 1967, the US had no means to detect a FOBs attack but INR noted that a satellite detection system would be operational during 1970. This was a reference to the secret Defense Support Program (DSP), which would use infrared technology to detect missile launches and reduce any surprise advantage from the FOBs. The Soviets recognized this and later retired their twenty or so ICBMs with FOBs capabilities in 1983.

  • September 08, 1967

    Report of Radio Study Group on the Future of Radio Free Europe (RFE) and Radio Liberty (RL)

    An inter-agency Radio Study Group reviews options for RFE and RL in the wake of publicity about CIA funding. It recommends (the Bureau of the Budget representative dissenting) that CIA funding continue but that US government support be acknowledged

  • October 05, 1967

    Aide-Memoire to Commissioner Martino by Robert Schaetzel, 'Article III of the Non-Proliferation Treaty'

    This memorandum to Commissioner Martino from Ambassador Schaetzel accepts the Soviet Draft Article III as he believes it will permit non-nuclear Euratom countries to negotiate collectively with the IAEA and permit a satisfactory verification concept.

  • October 06, 1967

    State Department Telegram 50379 to US Embassy Bonn, 'NPT'

    In this meeting with Deputy Under Secretary Eugene Rostow, West German Embassy official Georg Lilienfeld listed desiderata, including a limited y duration, assurances against Soviet blackmail, acceptable language for the safeguards article, “more balanced rights and obligations,” and non-recognition of the German Democratic Republic.

  • October 06, 1967

    Telegram from the Indian Ambassador to Brazil, 'Nuclear Cooperation Between India and Brazil'

    Brazil has entered cooperative agreements with many countries and is would like to work with India as well.

  • October 11, 1967

    Corrigendum of Letter, ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs to U Thant

    The corrigendum of the letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea to the Secretary-General of the United Nations corrects the Republic of Korea's acceptance of the authority of the United Nations within the terms of the Charter to take action on the Korean question.

  • October 15, 1967

    Letter, Father Paul White to President Harry S. Truman

    Father Paul White, a resident near the 38th Parallel, proposes the establishment of the Truman Memorial Hospital in South Korea.

  • November 07, 1967

    Statement by U Thant in First Committee of the UN General Assembly

    Under-Secretary for Political and Security Council Affairs Aleksei E. Nesterenko addresses the First Committee (Political and Security) of the General Assembly for Secretary-General U Thant. The statement concerns the United Nations Command in Korea from 7 July 1950 to 7 June 1963 and overviews the unified command under the United States, assistance of Member States, correspondences with the Security Council, and the detention of two United Nations Command officers.

  • November 07, 1967

    25th Meeting of Non-Aligned Group with Discussion on Peaceful Nuclear Explosions

    Mexican and Brazilian representatives disagree on if peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs) are allowed by the Latin American treaty.

  • November 09, 1967

    Note, UN Under-Secretary Nesterenko to Secretary-General U Thant, Concerning Scope of UN Command in Korea

    Under-Secretary Aleksei E. Nesterenko relays to Secretary-General of the United Nations U Thant the reaction of representatives from Hungary, Cambodia, United States, Ghana, and Liberia to Secretary-General U Thant's 7 November 1967 address concerning the United Nations Command in Korea. The representatives commented on the scope of the United Nations Command in Korea and the United States' involvement in Korea.