Receiving 20 activists of the Lebanese Communist Party for training at the USSR Ministry of Defence (4 pp). //
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Located in the upper left-hand comer of the document is the seal of the MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF THE USSR
April 1985 No. 318/5/0219
Top Secret. Copy no.: 1
In agreement with Deputy Minister, Comrade V. G. Komplektov, we are forwarding the International Department (Comrade Iu. S. Griadunov) the original and the translation of a letter from the most recent pouch, written by the General Secretary of the TsK LKP [Central Committee of the Lebanese Communist Party] G[eorge] Hawi, addressed to the CC CPSU.
HEAD OF THE MIDDLE EAST DEPARTMENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE USSR
[Illegible capitalized letters in upper right-hand corner]
Top center: a square stamp with mostly illegible text. Deciphered:
Sector 1401. Beneath this number is a series of five numbers that have
been crossed out, followed by “CONTROL” and two illegible lines.
Copy no.: 13
On the Acceptance of Activists from the Lebanese Communist Party
for Training in Military Educational Institutions of the Ministry of
In accord with the Soviet Ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon (spec[ial] no. 70), the General Secretary of the CC of the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP), George Hawi, sent a request concerning the acceptance of up to 170 activists of the LCP for training courses in the USSR for a period of 3-5 months every year.
The Ministry of Defense is submitting a proposal to give its consent to the acceptance of up to 50 activists of the LCP for annual training in military educational institutions of the Ministry of Defense in 1985-1987 and for periods in agreement with the leadership of the LCP for the training in the use, application, and repairs of weapons and military technology delivered by the LCP. As earlier, the training of LCP activists is to be underwritten appropriately by the Soviet Union.
This has been coordinated with the State Committee for Foreign Economic Relations of the USSR (Comrade M. [second initial illegible] Sergeichik) and the Ministry of Finances of the USSR (Comrade V. V. Dementsev).
The draft of the resolution of the CC CPSU is attached.
MARSHAL OF THE SOVIET UNION (signature)