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Memorandum From Robert T. Hormats of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Scowcroft), Washington, January 20, 1976

US Government State Department


Washington, January 20, 1976

Hormats warned that the Treasury Department would attempt to end all IBRD loans to Nigeria because of its oil wealth. He favored such loans because of Nigeria's importance to U.S. policy in Africa and relations with the developing world in general.

Source: Ford Library, National Security Adviser, Presidential Country Files for Africa, Box 5, Nigeria. Confidential. Sent for information. Scowcroft initialed the memorandum. Attachment Tab A is attached but not published.

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