Transcript of all Statements in the Discussion Outside the Agenda31 Oct 1988
These are the minutes of a plenary discussion at the 22nd session of the Warsaw Pact's (WP) Committee of Ministers of Defense (CMD) in Prague 1988. The topic of the debate is a Romanian proposal for an institutional reform of the WP, including new roles for the Political Consultative Committee, the CMD, and the command of the United Armed Forces. All other participants reject these proposals; however, they comment critically on the present state of the alliance.
Collection: Defense Ministers
Origin (Agency): Staff of the United Armed Forces, Warsaw Pact
Sender: Anatoli Gribkov, Chief-of-Staff of the United Armed Forces, Warsaw Pact
Destination (Agency): Ministry of Defense, East Germany
Recipient: Heinz Kessler, Defense Minister, East Germany
Language of Original Document: German
Number of Pages: 47
Cold War Period: 1985-1991
Persons: Dzhurov, Karpati, Kessler, Siwicki, Milea, Iazov, Václavík, Kulikov, Gribkov
Document Source: Federal Archives of Germany, Military Branch (BA-MA), Freiburg i. Br.
Call Number: DVW 1/71050