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National Security Decision Memorandum 167: Additional Instructions for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks at Helsinki (SALT VII)   [open pdf - 84KB]

Alternate Title: NSDM 167: Additional Instructions for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks at Helsinki (SALT VII)

National Security Decision Memorandum 167 is directed to: the Secretary of State; the Secretary of Defense; the Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; and the Director, Central Intelligence. "The President has made the following additional decisions for Helsinki (SALT VII): (1) The Delegation should continue to press as long as possible for the U.S. position on OLPARs. However, if the Soviets continue their insistence on an OLPAR ceiling of about 10 million watt-meters squared or greater, the Delegation should withdraw the U.S. proposal for an agreed interpretive statement limiting OLPARs of potential greater than the MSR; (2) The Delegation should continue to press as long as possible for the inclusion of mobile ICBMs in the Interim Agreement."

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National Security Decision Memorandum 167; NSDM 167
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Date:
1972-05-17
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Public Domain
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