CWIHP e-Dossier No. 17

Documents from the German Democratic Republic Foreign Ministry archives describing East  Berlin's perceptions of the negotiations leading up to the Helsinki Final Act.

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Proposals for Further Measures Concerning European Security

Current Essential questions in the Soviet Union's Politics of Ensuring European Security

Working Material for the Preparation of a European Security Conference

Attitudes and Measures of the Warsaw Treaty States for Convening a Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1970-1971

Factor Analysis Concerning the State of Preparation for a European Security Conference

About Some Current Questions Concerning the Multilateral Preparations for the European Security Conference

Notes about a Conversation with the USSR's Ambassador, Comrade Malzev, on 22 November 1972

Possible Ideas for the Introduction of a Submission in the Politburo

Notes on a conversation between the GDR and FRG Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Otto Winzer and Walter Scheel, on 3 July 1973

Notes of a Conversation between Comrade Winzer and the Foreign Minister of the FRG, Walter Scheel, on 7 July 1973, 11:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall

Report for Minister Winzer's Office: The Course and the Results of the first phase of the European Security Conference, 23 July 1973

Assessment of the proposal by the FRG delegation regarding the principles of prohibiting the threat or use of force, the inviolability of frontiers, and the territorial integrity of states, submitted on 26 September 1973

Notes on a Conversation with Vortragendem Legationsrat 1st Class Dr. Blech, 19 August 1974

Notes on a Conversation with the Head of the FRG's Delegation, Dr. Blech, During Lunch on 18 December 1974

Material for Discussion in the "Permanent Commission on Issues of European Security"

The CSCE--An Era of Dissent and Consensus By Siegfried Bock