Gromyko demands Kovalev to pass the reply of Stalin to Mao Zedong in response to his telegram regarding the Workers' Party of South Korea.
November 1, 1949
Draft Telegram, Gromyko to Kovalev
Pass the following reply of Filippov [Stalin] to Mao Zedong in response to his telegram of 21 October:
“To Cde. Mao Zedong.
In connection with your telegram of 21 October on the question of Korea we consider it necessary to inform you that we hold to the same opinion on the question you touched upon and at one time [we] gave our advice to the Korean friends in the same spirit.
Telegraph when this is done.
[Handwritten] N 183/4 November 1949
sent [by] Cde. Gromyko
4 November 1949
MFA outgoing N 20475/12156/sh
5 November 1949
adopted 1 November 1949
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Gromyko attaches a draft reply of Stalin to the telegram of Mao Zedong on the question of Korea.
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