REPORT RE REPORTED REMARKS OF SOVIET REPORT RE SALT DELEGATE GRINEVSKIY DURING

Created: 5/2/1971

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formulation. aid thatnderstood him ro-rccxly, he was saying they could probably agreer=iulacion undertaking not to deploy ABM systems orexcept as the Article would provide, rrincv'kiv said that they could, as this would banbut, as usual, their agreement to this irid-in language could not be final until we had agreedhi- rest of"*Articlc III. ook this to meaneservation of bargaining credit butrecaution lest such language night appear differently if the Article nsclf cane out differently.)

ortec yo'C.rks of Soviot SALT delegate Crinevskiy

inner conversation uith US SALT advisor Ccrtkoff,

2 MayJ, Helsinki:

Crinevskiy remarked that his Delegation had now definitely decided that it wished to keep thehcad subject in an agreed interpretive minute, ratherntroducing it into the text of the Treaty. x-pressed regret, but said that as we had indicated earlier ih:ii would be acceptable- Grincvskiy further indicatedhis Delegation did have in mind commenting on the tulijcct'of testing in an ABM mode, and wished to do so inini-plenary since the subject had been addressed in that forum by the American side.

vtcd remarks of Deputy Foreign Minister Semanoveeting,Z, Helsinki:

Smith described and handed over new US proposals for Article III of the Interim Agreement, concerning si.HMs, and Article III of the ADM Treaty (seeut Soviet reaction was limited to Semenov's statement that these proposals would be carefully studied and later addressed.

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