330. Telegram From Secretary of State Kissinger to the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Scowcroft)1

Hakto 26. 1. For your information only repeat for your information only: Attached is six point agreement on scenario for negotiations, as worked out with Fahmi in Cairo on November 8. This is not yet to be shared with anyone.

2. Warm regards.


Agreement on a Middle East Conference

1. During the week of November 19, 1973, the United States and the Soviet Union will inform the United States [Nations] Secretary General and others about the modalities of the conference.

2. The United States and the Soviet Union will arrange for a meeting of the Security Council and the United States will declare that according to its understanding Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Syria have [Page 919] agreed to attend the first stage of negotiations dealing with disengagement and other related matters for a peace agreement.

3. Furthermore the parties agreed that this conference will be convened under the auspices of the United Nations with the participation of the Secretary General in the opening phase of the negotiations.

4. They furthermore agreed that the conference will be under the co-chairmanship of the United States and the Soviet Union.

5. The conference will be convened on December 8 or 9, 1973 in Geneva. The opening session will be at the Foreign Minister level.

6. The question of the participation of the Palestinians and Lebanon will be discussed during the first stage of the conference.

  1. Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Kissinger Office Files, Box 41, Kissinger Trip Files, HAK Trip—Mideast, Islamabad, Peking, Tokyo, Seoul, HAKTO 1–60, Nov. 5–16, 1973. Top Secret; Sensitive; Immediate; Exclusively Eyes Only.