Series S-0171 - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) - Clear Cables

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S-0171

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United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) - Clear Cables

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  • 1973 - 1977 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 6

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UN. Under Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1956-1992)

Series consists of clear cables from the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) which was staffed by UN Military Observers (UNMO's) and responsible for maintaining peace between Israel and Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Jordan. Subjects include administration, staff changes, requests for instructions, updates on the local situation, incident reports, updates on the 1973 Middle East war, and situation reports. Subjects also include the UNCC. Correspondents include Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, Under-Secretaries-General for Special Political Affairs Roberto Guyer and Brian Urquhart, and UNTSO Chief of Staff Ensio Siilasvuo.

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keyword: MIddle East

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DAG-1/2.5, boxes 22-25

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