China and North Korea arrange for North Korean aid to be shipped to North Vietnam through China.
September 26, 1965
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea, 'Supplement to the Cable of 25 September 1965'
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To the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Economic Liaison Committee:
A supplement to the cable dated 25 September : When talking with Liu Xiaotao, Director Han Ho-jin broached the costs associated with shipping [North] Korea's aid for [North] Vietnam (engineering and construction materials). It ought to be the responsibility of the Vietnamese side. China did not charge for the previous 52 train cars [of supplies], and shipped [these items] free of charge.
[Chinese] Embassy in [North] Korea
26 September 1965
North Korea and China negotiate who will pay for the cost of shipping material aid to North Vietnam.
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