- 1972 - 1981 (Creation)
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Series consists of incoming and outgoing code cables and associated records (e.g. handwritten notes, press statements, situation reports, translations, etc.) relating to political contact with various countries or regions, and with UN representation within those countries or regions. Correspondents are primarily senior UN officials, but also include military commanders and non-UN representatives. Arranged alphabetically by country, city, or mission in the following order: Addis Ababa, Athens, Bangkok, Beirut, Cairo, Cyprus, Damascus, Geneva, India/Pakistan/Bangladesh, Ismalia, Nicosia, general, Jerusalem, Latin America, Lusaka, Middle East, Namibia, Naguora, Nicosia, Santiago, Seoul, Southern Rhodesia, Syria, Teheran, Timor, UNHCR, UNRWA, and miscellaneous.
Variations in title: Previously called "Political matters - code cables"
Source of title: Title based on record type.