People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
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Soviet-Yemeni (People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen) Agreements
Diplomatic relations were established between the USSR and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY) on Dec. 3, 1967.
On Feb. 7, 1969, the two countries concluded agreements on economic and technical cooperation, on trade, on cooperation in the development of fishing in the Gulf of Aden and adjoining waters, and on air transportation. An agreement on cultural and scientific cooperation had been signed on Feb. 6, 1969.
Regular meetings between high officials of the USSR and the PDRY are promoting friendly cooperation. A communique of Oct. 11, 1971, noted the important help of the USSR in developing the economy, strengthening the defense capability, and training the national cadres of the PDRY. An agreement on the development of economic and technical cooperation was signed on July 19, 1974. A communique of July 26, 1974, once more reaffirmed the traditional character of the countries’ friendly relations.
A. A. BYKOV