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October 13, 1950

Ciphered Telegram No. 25612, Roshchin to Flippov [Stalin]



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[Copies] to Cde. Stalin, Cde. Stalin [SIC, a second copy], Cde. Molotov, Cde. Beria, Cde. Mikoyan, Cde. Kaganovich, and Cde. Bulganin.


From Peking 13 October 1950




To Filippov [Stalin]


At 2100 13 October Mao Zedong called me to him and stated the following:


The CPC CC has again discussed the last telegram of Cde. Filippov and my decision. Our senior comrades think that we should help the Koreans. In view of these reasons Cde. Mao Zedong asks that Zhou Enlai be immediately kept in Moscow. He has sent him new instructions for a discussion of the Korean issue with you. I will send the details of the conversation immediately after this telegram.




Nº 2406

13 October 1950


Nine copies printed.


Copy Nº 9 - to the 8th Department




Mao Zedong asks that Zhou Enlai remain in Moscow as they discuss intervening in Korea.

Document Information


RGASPI, f. 558, op. 11, d. 334, ll. 0145. Contributed by Sergey Radchenko and translated by Gary Goldberg.


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