29 March 1976*, St 3/42

Secretariat. Request by Lebanese Communist Party  for “special training” in party security (cryptography, photography etc) (3 pp). [R 29 March 1976, St 3-42)

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St 3/42, 29 March 1976

Top Secret
Special File

RESOLUTION
Of the CPSU Central Committee Secretariat

Concerning the request of the Lebanese Communist Party leadership

1. Meet the request made by the leadership of LCP, and receive in the USSR in March 1976 for the period up to 3 months of three representatives of the LKP for  preparation in organizing Party security.

2. Reception and care of the three Lebanese Communists will be placed on the Central Committee International Department and the Central Committee Department of Management of Affairs. Responsibility for organizing their training is to be placed on the Committee for State Security of the Council of Ministers [KGB].

The expenses of their stay in the USSR and their round trip from Beirut to Moscow and back are to be covered by the Party budget.


Results of the voting:
[seven illegible signitures]

Excerpts to: Comrades Andropov, Ponamoryov, Pavlov
Sent: 29 March 1976. Khalturina

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To be returned within 48 hours
to CPSU Central Committee
(Sector II, General Department)

Workers of all lands, unite!

CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION

Top Secret
Special File

St 3/42
29 March 1976

Excerpt from Minutes No 3, item 42, Central Committee Secretariat

Concerning the request of the Lebanese Communist Party leadership

1. Meet the request made by the leadership of LCP, and receive in the USSR in March 1976 for the period up to 3 months of three representatives of LKP for training in the organization of Party security.

2. Reception and care of the three Lebanese Communists will be entrusted to the Central Committee International Department and the Central Committee Department of Management of Affairs. Responsibility for organizing their training is to be placed on the Committee for State Security of the Council of Ministers [KGB].

The expenses of their stay in the USSR and their round trip from Beirut to Moscow and back are to be covered by the Party budget.

CPSU Central Committee Secretary


Sent to: Comrades Andropov, Ponomarev, Pavlov

[Text printed vertically along left margin of this page]
ATTENTION
A comrade who has received top secret documents, may not let others read them or acquaint them with their contents without the special permission of the Central Committee.
It is forbidden to copy or make notes on the text of Central Committee Resolutions or to refer to the minutes and resolutions of the Central Committee in the open press or in the documents of Soviet, trade-union, and Komsomol publications.
A mark and date of acquaintance are to be made on each document by the comrade to whom the document is addressed, adding his own signature.
Based on the Resolution of the CPSU Central Committee Secretariat, dated 24 May 1967, 27/10.

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SPECIAL FILE
TOP SECRET

To the CPSU Central Committee

Concerning the request of the Lebanese Communist Party leadership

Politburo member and Secretary of the Lebanese Communist Party Central Committee Nadim Abdel Samad has requested that three members of the LCP be received in the USSR in March 1976 for the period up to 3 months for the training in Party security (photography, cryptography, information, etc.) (encoded telegram of KGB from Beirut № 401, dated 10 March 1976).

The International Department considers it possible to satisfy the request of the LCP leadership. The reception and care of the three Lebanese Communists could be entrusted to the Central Committee International Department and the Central Committee Department of Management of Affairs and organisaation of their training and programme during their stay on the Committee for State Security of the Council of Ministers [KGB].

The expenses of their stay in the USSR and their round trip from Beirut to Moscow and back are to be covered by the Party budget.

This matter has been agreed with the Committee of State Security (Comrade Tsinev).

A draft of the CPSU Central Committee Resolution is attached.

Deputy Chief of the International Department
(V. Rumyantsev) [signature]

“17” March, 1976
№ 25-S-436

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NOTES
General
1. Notes and additions by translator and editor are bracketed, thus [ ];
2. Text added by hand is indicated in italic script;
3. when a handwritten phrase, figure or word has been inserted
in a previously typed document it is indicated by underlined italic script.
Translation, Julia Zaks, February 2011

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