October 13, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 25612, Roshchin to Flippov [Stalin]
[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.
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.
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