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May 31, 1950

CIPHERED TELEGRAM NO. 9849, GROMYKO TO THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR, PYONGYANG

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    Gromyko reports Stalin's approval of Kim Il Sung's request for the prompt delivery of medical supplies to North Korea.
    "Ciphered Telegram No. 9849, Gromyko to the Soviet Ambassador, Pyongyang," May 31, 1950, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Volkogonov Collections, Library of Congress; Archive of the President of the Russian Federation (APRF). Translated by Vladislav Zubok https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/117310
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CIPHERED TELEGRAM

No. 9849

Received at 22:30 S

Sent at 23:55 on 31 May 1950.

To Pyongyang, Soviet Ambassador.

Urgent, out of turn

In reply to your no. 408-410

The Instantsia [Stalin] approves your proposals. Delivery of medical supplies and oil will be accelerated.

GROMYKO

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