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May 06, 1958

JOURNAL OF SOVIET AMBASSADOR IN THE DPRK A. M. PUZANOV FOR 6 MAY 1958

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    Puzanov reports on the premises selected to house the Soviet exhibition on the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.
    "Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 6 May 1958," May 06, 1958, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, AVPRF, fond 0102, opis 14, delo 6. Translated for NKIDP by Gary Goldberg. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/116267
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USSR EMBASSY IN THE DPRK

Nº 102

14 May 1958

[faded MFA stamp:

0132

22 May 1958]

[handwriting: "copy to

Torbenkov"; illegible

signature and abbreviation]

JOURNAL

of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov during the

period 29 April through 12 May 1958

[handwriting: "Please show to Cdes.

Nikitin

Samsonov

Andreyev

Kovalev

Ognev

N. Torbenkov

29 May 1958"]

Pyongyang

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6 May 1958

Together with Choe Seong-se, chairman of the State Committee for New Technology, Sin Chen-si [sic], Secretary of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences, and Embassy Counsellor N. M. Shesterikov [we] inspected the premises selected to house the Soviet exhibition on the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. The premises selected are in an industrial and agricultural exhibition building under construction. The dimensions of the premises are: 1500 m2, height - 8 meters. The construction work remaining is: laying the flooring, whitewashing the walls, and preparing the grounds in front of the building. The Korean friends said that all this work will be finished by 20 May.

In our opinion the premises for the exhibit are good and completely meet the requirements which were reported to the Embassy from Moscow.

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