The North Korean Ambassador in Beijing protests that North Korean embassy personnel in Oslo were expelled without consultation of the North Korean government.
October 21, 1976
Dispatch from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Embassy in Beijing, 'North Korea's Embassy in Oslo'
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ROYAL MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
21. OCTOBER 1976
1: WILLY FREDRIKSEN
2: SECRETARY GENERAL
FROM: NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
TO: EMBASSY IN BEIJING
SUBJECT: NORTH KOREA’S EMBASSY IN OSLO
REFERENCE: 10054 A
Please inform North Korea's Ambassador [Hyeon Jun-geuk (Hyon Jun Guk)] of the following before departure to Canton:
With reference to the police reports and the gravity of the matter, the Norwegian Government will not reverse its decision to expel the current staff at the embassy in Oslo. Furthermore, we request you inform them that visa applications to Norway for one Embassy Counsellor, two Embassy Secretaries and one chauffeur have been received. They are to accede their positions at the embassy in Oslo. Their visas have already been granted.
Norway will not reverse its decision to expel the current North Korean embassy staff. Visas have been received and approved for new staff.
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