Series Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim - Political - country files - Middle East - S-1066

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S-1066

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Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim - Political - country files - Middle East

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  • 1947 - 1998 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 100

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Series is comprised of documents related to United Nations diplomacy and peacekeeping missions in the Middle East, particularly Israel, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Cyprus, Jordan, Syria, Palestine and the West Bank. Historical and subject files contain correspondence, reports, statements, cables and press clippings related to the Egypt/Israel disengagement agreements, the Israel/Syria Disengagement Agreement (1974), Camp David agreements, the Cairo Conference (1978), and the Secretary-General's and Brian Urquhart's trips to the Middle East. Files regarding the hijacking of aircraft, assassination attempts and terrorism are included, as well as files pertaining to the Wadi al Ayn incident in south Lebanon (1980) and other incidents. Series also includes subject files, clear cables and code cables of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), the United Nations Emergency Force (I and II), the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), and the United Nations Middle East Mission (UNMEM). The series also includes subject files concerning Sadruddin Aga Khan's mission in Lebanon; correspondence and statements of the Palestine Liberation Organization; ground plans, maps, photographs and documents concerning the assault on Government House in Jerusalem in 1967; and records pertaining to the mission in Jerusalem of Ernest A. Thalmann, Personal Representative of the Secretary-General.

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DAG-1/2.3.6

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