Secretariat. Meet request from Lebanese Communist Party leadership – military training of 12 people (2 pp). [R 29 December 1973, St 108-62]
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No. St 108/62,
29 December 1973
of the Secretariat of the CPSU Central Committee
Re. the request of the leadership of the Lebanese Communist Party
Meet the request of the leadership of Lebanese Communist Party and accept 12 Lebanese comrades in the USSR in 1974 for the period up to 6 months for training to in organizing military and combat work.
Their reception, accomodation, material supplies, and the organization of their training, as well as the payment in foreign currency for the passage of Lebanese comrades from Beirut to Moscow and back is to be borne by the USSR Ministry of Defence.
Results of voting:
[6 signatures – illegible]
Excerpts to: Comrades Grechko, Ponomarev
25 December 1973
Must be returned to the CPSU Central Committee
(Main bureau, sector 2)
To the CPSU Central Committee
Re: request of the leadership of the Lebanese Communist Party
The leadership of the Lebanese Communist Party has requested the CPSU Central Committee to accept in the USSR for the period up to 6 months of 12 comrades for the preparation and training as specialists in organizing military and combat work. (KGB from Beirut, special telegrams № 1127, № 1128 dated 24 July 24  of this year and special № 2109 dated 2 December of this year).
[We] would consider it expedient to satisfy the request of Lebanese friends, and lay the responsibility for their reception, accomodation, material supplies, and the organization of their training, as well as the payment in foreign currency for the passage of Lebanese comrades from Beirut to Moscow and back is to be borne by the USSR Ministry of Defence. This matter has been agreed with the USSR Ministry of Defence (Comrade Ivashutin, P.I.)
A draft of CPSU Central Committee Resolution is attached.
Deputy of the International Department
CPSU Central Committee
24 December 1973
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Translation, Yulia Zaks