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  • October 21, 1976

    Chairman of the Central Information Group to the Deputy Minister

    Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland expelled all embassy workers from DPRK, accusing them of smuggling weapons, alcohol and cigarettes.The Chairman of the Central Information Group (Zentrale Auswertungs- und Informationsgruppe) of the GDR requests the Deputy Minister check all Korean embassy workers, including diplomats and their relative, and to keep them under careful surveillance.

  • October 21, 1976

    Note from Ossi Sunell, Head of Protocol Department, 'The Embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Helsinki; Measures in Connection with Activities of Embassy Personnel'

    The North Korean charge d'affairs in Helsinki protests the Finnish Foreign Ministry's decision to expel diplomats from the DPRK embassy in the wake of the smuggling scandal.

  • October 22, 1976

    Letter from Norwegian Information Service in the United States to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Facsimile - North Korean Smuggling in Scandinavia'

    Newspaper articles from the United States report on North Korean smuggling activities in Nordic embassies.

  • October 22, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Ambassador to China to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'North Korea's Embassy in Oslo'

    The North Korean Ambassador to China blames "invidiuals at the embassy in Oslo" for illegal smuggling activities there.

  • October 22, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Expulsion of North Korean Diplomats from Scandinavia'

    Summary of a Washington Post article on the North Korean smuggling scandal in Norway.

  • October 23, 1976

    Note from the Embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Oslo to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    North Korea objects to the expulsion of North Korean embassy personnel from Norway and denies that any illegal smuggling took place.

  • October 27, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo, 'Comment on Expulsion of North Korean Embassy Personnel'

    Article from the Japanese Times on North Korean smuggling activities in Sweden and Norway.

  • October 27, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Embassy in Moscow, 'North Korean Diplomats'

    A Soviet diplomat confirms that North Koreans have been expelled from Moscow for drug smuggling.

  • October 28, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Embassy in Pyongyang, 'Expulsion of North Korean Diplomats'

    A notification for a letter received from the DPRK Embassy in Oslo.

  • October 29, 1976

    Letter from Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Police Security Service, 'North Korean Embassy - Illegal Import and Distribution of Spirits, Cigarettes, etc.'

    Documents are returned to the Norwegian Police Security Service.

  • October 30, 1976

    The President's Daily Brief, October 30, 1976

    A summary of the North Korean smuggling scandal in Scandinavia produced by the US intelligence community.

  • November, 1976

    Forecast on Presidential Candidate Carter’s Policy on ROK and Analysis on It

    An analysis on Presidential Candidate Jimmy Carter's policy on ROK, including the withdrawal of US troops and nuclear weapons and discontinuation of the Armed Forces Assistance for Korea.

  • November 02, 1976

    Telegram from Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC, 'North Korean Diplomats Smuggling Activities in Scandinavia'

    Front page article from the Washington Post on the North Korean smuggling scandal.

  • November 02, 1976

    National Intelligence Daily Cable for Tuesday, November 2, 1976

    A summary of the North Korean smuggling scandal in Scandinavia produced by the US intelligence community.

  • November 05, 1976

    Central Intelligence Agency, 'Weekly Summary,' November 5, 1976

    A CIA summary of the North Korean smuggling scandal in Scandinavia.

  • November 12, 1976

    London Embassy telegram 18324 to State Department, 'London Nuclear Suppliers’ Meeting, November 11 – 12'

    This telegram describes what the nuclear suppliers' countries accomplished during their November 11-12 meeting. Continued discussions of safeguards and enlarging the group, and agreed that they would wait on publishing results until after their next meeting, which was scheduled to be the following March in London.

  • November 15, 1976

    Committee for State Security Report, 'About the Hostile Actions of the So-called Group for Assistance of Implementation of the Helsinki Agreements in the USSR'

    This report by the Committee for State Security covers trends in anti-Soviet propaganda and the creation of the "Group for Assistance of Implementation of the Helsinki Agreements in the USSR" by Yuri F. Orlov. The purpose of the group was to promote the alleged failure of the USSR's efforts to implement the Final Act of the Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

  • November 17, 1976

    Note from Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Oslo

    The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that evidence of smuggling in the North Korean Embassy in Oslo is "incontrovertible" and the decision to expel embassy personnel "fully justified."

  • November 18, 1976

    Talk between Yoo Chong-Ha, Counselor of the Korean Embassy to the US, and Takakazu Kuriyama, Counselor of the Japanese Embassy to the US in Washington DC

    Yoo Chong-Ha, Counselor of the Korean Embassy to the US, and Takakazu Kuriyama, Counselor of the Japanese Embassy to the US in Washington DC, discuss US troop withdrawals from South Korea.

  • November 18, 1976

    Letter from Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs to the Embassy in Pyongyang, 'Expulsion of North Korean Diplomats'

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reversed its decision to reply to the North Korean letter denying smuggling activities in Oslo.