Mao asks Stalin to receive Gao Gang and Kim Il Sung in Moscow so that they may discuss military operations in Korea.
June 7, 1951
Ciphered Telegram No. 3446, Filippov [Stalin] to Krasovsky, for Cde. Mao Zedong
CIPHERED TELEGRAM No. 3446
Comrade MAO ZEDONG.
To Comrade MAO ZEDONG
We received your telegram about the trip to us of Comrades GAO GANG and KIM IL SUNG. We are ready to receive Comrades GAO GANG and KIM IL SUNG and to discuss with them the questions indicated in your telegram.
On 8 June in the morning we will send a plane from Moscow to Peking to transport Comrades GAO GANG and KIM IL SUNG to Moscow. The plane will arrive in Beijing on 9 June.
We ask you to give an order to your authorities about the unimpeded flight of the plane and its reception at the airport in Beijing.
Telegram from Stalin telling Mao that he is ready to receive Gao Gang and Kim Il Sung.
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