MEMO FOR BRIGADIER GENERAL ALEXANDER M. HAIG TO THE PRESIDENT FOR NATIONAL SECU

Created: 11/22/1971

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FOR: Brigadier General Alexander M. Haig

Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

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followingDr. Kissinger

from Ambassador Farlaiici wi^TCTIwea^nrl^iorning,ovember:

"Foil for Dr. Henry Kissinger from Ambassador Farland:

"1. My ODRP has received fromommunication to effect that DSAA willefinitive decision byec.rmored personnel carriers which Pakistan had purchased under one-time exception to military supply agrce-

"2. Have just received II which reflects

New Delhi has suddenly becomeawarcofflPc^ontract and that Wl qtc first items may now be coming off the production line unqta. It Is my guess SecDef's message was qtc bootlegged unqte to New Delhi. New Delhi's mossage strongly prophesies thatwill come to public attention qtc in one form or another unqte. This is to be assumed since Embassy New Delhi has notoriously leaked classified information.

"3. On Nov. 2 Yahya alluded to APC purchase and said that, while he understood no delivery could be made at this time and none was expected, lie most certainly wanted qtc hisnqte at some later date when circumstances more propitious.

"4. trongly urgeegative decision not rpt not be made at this time, but rather that the decision be held in

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