13 January 1981**, St 245/75

Secretariat: A request from the Chilean Communist Party leadership for “special training” for 20 people (14 pp). [R 13 January 1981, St 245-7]

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Translation by George Sklyar, November 2010

[Translator’s notes are bracketed, handwritten text is italic] #CT245/75ge/01.13.81/TOP SECRET/SPECIAL RESOLUTION

By Secretariat, CC, Communist Party of the Soviet Union Re: Request by the leadership of the Communist Party of Chile

  1. [It is hereby resolved to] grant the request of the Communist Party of Chile and accommodate 20 CPC activists, for a term of up to three months, organize a course training in clandestine Party activities; also 8 CPC ranking officials (with 4 arriving from Chile and 4 being sent to that country as their replacements).
  2. The above-mentioned comrades shall be accommodated by the International Department and the Department of Internal Affairs, CC CPSU; their training, equipment, and ID _papers shall be the responsibility of the State Committee _for State Security. (See next page)

Vote results

(Eight illegible signatures)/Copies forwarded to… 01.08.81/Copies delivered 01.19.81…

  1. All expenses involved in the travelling of the above-mentioned comrades from the country of residence to Moscow, and from Moscow to Chile, including living, equipment, foreign-exchange payroll, and other expenses in conjunction with the request of the CPC leadership, shall be charged to the Party budget reserve [expense items]. [Two illegible signatures] 0057/Top Secret/Special Folder

Attention: CC CPSU

Re: Request of the CPC leadership

The leadership of the Communist Party of Chile (CPC) has requested that the CC of the CPSU receive and accommodate in the USSR (see enclosure) 20 CPC activists, for a term of up to three months, organize a course training in clandestine Party activities, and assist in the withdrawal from Chile of 4 underground Party leading members while sending there an equal number as replacement. Our Chilean friends request that the traveling expenses of the said CPC representatives be paid.

It is our opinion that the request of the CPC leadership should be granted; that the accommodation of the Chilean comrades should be entrusted to the International

Department and the Department of Administrative Affairs, CC CPSU, whereas their training, equipment, and the issuance of the required ID _ papers should be entrusted to the Committee _ for State Security.

All expenses involved in the travelling of the above-mentioned comrades from the country of residence to Moscow, and from Moscow to Chile, including living, equipment, foreign-exchange payroll, and other expenses in conjunction with the request of the CPC leadership, could be charged to the Party budget reserve [expense items]. This matter has been coordinated [agreed upon] with Comrade S.L Tsvigun, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for State Secuirty of the USSR.

Draft CC CPSU Resolution is enclosed herewith.

(Signed) K. Brutents, Deputy Head, International Department, CC CPSU

January 7, 1981/#1 8-C-I 3745/Top Secret/Translated from the Spanish

Attention: CENTRAL COMMITTEE

OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION

Dear Comrades?

As during this year, we are planning personnel training for clandestine Party missions.

In view of this, we request that you receive and accommodate 20 comrades, and that you pay their two-way traveling expenses.

Also, considering the need to replace certain comrades who are currently in Chile, we request that you assist with the withdrawal from this country of 4 comrades and with sending as many replacements, and that you pay their traveling expenses and assist them in every other way.

Fraternally yours,

Americo Sorriglia, on behalf of CC CPC Moscow, Nov. 14, 1980 (Signed) Translated by I. Rybalkin

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