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January 20, 1972

TELEGRAM, EMBASSY OF HUNGARY IN POLAND TO THE HUNGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY

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    The Embassy of Hungary in Poland reports on the Korean reunification question, the status of relations between North and South Vietnam, and America's involvement in Vietnam.
    "Telegram, Embassy of Hungary in Poland to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry," January 20, 1972, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, MOL, XIX-J-1-j Korea, 1972, 59. doboz, 81-130, 00808/10/1972. Obtained and translated for NKIDP by Balázs Szalontai. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/116623
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On the basis of the information received from the deputy head of the competent main department of the F[oreign] M[inistry], I report the following:

[...] The Korean comrades indefinitely postpone the date of national unification, but at the same time they initiate a dialogue with the leaders of the South Korean regime. Their demands are limited to insisting on the withdrawal of foreign troops. They do not consider it necessary to emphasize that the USA should cease supporting the South Korean regime.

The Vietnamese comrades perceive a [potential] danger in Nixon’s policy, namely, that the USA might withdraw its ground troops from South Vietnam, and then urges the [North and South] Vietnamese to negotiate with each other. This is why the Vietnamese comrades demand, as their second precondition in addition to the withdrawal of the [US] army, that the USA should cease supporting the Saigon regime. Neither the Chinese nor the Koreans stress the second demand, and this worries the Vietnamese comrades.

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외무성의 핵심부 차관으로부터 입수된 정보에 의거하여 아래 내용을 보고한다.

조선 동지들은 민족 통일의 시기를 무기한으로 연기시키며, 동시에 남한 정부측과의 대화를 시작하고 있다. 그들의 요구는 한반도에서 외국군을 축출하는 데에 한정되어 있다. 그들은 남한 정권에 대한 미국의 지원철수를 강조할 필요가 있다고 여기지 않는다.

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