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December 3, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with the President of Slovenia, Milan Kucan, Bonn, 3 December 1991, 11.00 - 12.10 Hours

Kohl and Kucan debate plans for Germany's recognition of Slovenia prior to Christmas, but not before the convocation of the EC Ministerial Council in Maastricht in order to avoid public debate within the EC. Kohl reiterates his willingness to bring Mitterrand around on this issue.

November 25, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with the President of Bosnia-Hercegovina, Mr. Alia Izetbegovic, Bonn, 22 November 1991, 12.00 - 13.10 Hours

Kohl and Izetbegovic discuss the Yugoslavia War, EC sanctions, the potential extension of the war including Bosnia-Hercegovina as well as ideas for a "Marshall Plan" after the end of the war. 

October 9, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Telephone Conversations with Italian Prime Minister Andreotti, October 4, 7, and 8, 1991

Kohl and Andreotti elaborate on the timing of Slovenia's and Croatia's recognition. Due to the lack of consensus on this within the EC, they agree to go ahead with a group of five or six countries recognizing Slovenia and Croatia. Both emphasize the need to avoid a repetition of the 1941 World War II coalition in this regard.

May 19, 1987

Letter from NATO's Secretary General Lord Carrington to Minister of Foreign Affairs Andreotti

Both Guidi and Carrington share the concern that NATO's High-level Task Force has come to a deadlock in regard to conventional disarmament. Carrington advocates for direct involvement at the ministerial level to end the standstill.

October 25, 1986

Diplomatic Adviser of the Prime Minister, 'Report of the meeting with NATO's Secretary General Lord Carrington
(24th October, 1986)'

Summary of the meeting between PM Craxi and Secretary General of NATO, Lord Carrington in the aftermath of the Reykjavik Summit. The two leaders exchange opinions on the outcome of the summit and the continuing arms control negotiations.

February 11, 1985

Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'NATO Secretary General's visit in Rome (11th February 1985). US and Soviet space programs'

This note by the Italian Foreign Ministry provides an overview of issues to be discussed with Secretary General Lord Carrington during his visit to Rome. Of particular interest are the upcoming Geneva negotiations between the USSR and the US regarding SDI .

January 25, 1985

Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Visit of NATO's Secretary General, Lord Carrington (Rome, 11th February 1985)'

In preparation for the visit of NATO's new Secretary General Lord Carrington, this memo addresses the theme presumably at the center of the discussions; burden-sharing. It also touches on NATO's defence system, proposition to withdraw American troops from Europe, and the position of the Eurogroup.

June 12, 1984

Memorandum by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Visit of NATO's Secretary General Lord Carrington
(12th June, 1984)'

A short summary from the ministerial session of the Atlantic Council in Washington. The focus of the discussion is on the role of NATO in East-West relations, CSCE, and the problem of INFs.