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September 18, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saudi Arabia and the Soviet Union agreed Monday, after more than 50 years of mutual suspicion and often open hostility, to resume normal diplomatic relations in a far-reaching shift of Middle East alliances. Meeting in the Kremlin with President Mikhail S.
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September 18, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saudi Arabia and the Soviet Union agreed Monday, after more than 50 years of mutual suspicion and often open hostility, to resume normal diplomatic relations in a far-reaching shift of Middle East alliances. Meeting in the Kremlin with President Mikhail S.
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September 7, 1990 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Saudi Arabia, in a dramatic demonstration of how the Persian Gulf crisis has transformed the Middle East, is on the verge of re-establishing formal diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union after a break of more than 50 years, informed sources told The Times on Thursday. Senior U.S. government officials said the Saudis may even consider providing financial help for the Soviets' crippled economy.
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September 17, 1990 | Associated Press
Prince Saud al Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, arrived in Moscow on Sunday, and Soviet officials said he will sign a treaty re-establishing diplomatic relations between the countries, Tass reported. Saud was greeted at the airport by Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze, the official news agency said. The Soviet Union has been cultivating closer ties to moderate Arab governments, as well as to Israel. It severely criticized the Aug.
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September 17, 1990 | Associated Press
Prince Saud al Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, arrived in Moscow on Sunday, and Soviet officials said he will sign a treaty re-establishing diplomatic relations between the countries, Tass reported. Saud was greeted at the airport by Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze, the official news agency said. The Soviet Union has been cultivating closer ties to moderate Arab governments, as well as to Israel. It severely criticized the Aug.
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December 6, 1988
Afghan guerrillas and Soviet officials ended their first face-to-face peace talks with the rebels reportedly softening their objections to an international conference on Afghanistan. Sources close to the Afghan delegation to the talks in Saudi Arabia said the guerrillas agreed to study the conference proposal but demanded that Islamic nations be allowed to participate.
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September 7, 1990 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Saudi Arabia, in a dramatic demonstration of how the Persian Gulf crisis has transformed the Middle East, is on the verge of re-establishing formal diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union after a break of more than 50 years, informed sources told The Times on Thursday. Senior U.S. government officials said the Saudis may even consider providing financial help for the Soviets' crippled economy.
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December 6, 1988
Afghan guerrillas and Soviet officials ended their first face-to-face peace talks with the rebels reportedly softening their objections to an international conference on Afghanistan. Sources close to the Afghan delegation to the talks in Saudi Arabia said the guerrillas agreed to study the conference proposal but demanded that Islamic nations be allowed to participate.
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