March 22, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 22 March 1960
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USSR EMBASSY IN THE DPRK [faded USSR TOP SECRET
MFA stamp: Copy Nº 3
Nº 58 0767s
25 March 1960 9 April 1960]
"to Cdes. [[N. P. Varnov?]] and Samsonov, G. Ye.
9 April 1960 [[illegible signature]]"]
of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for the period
16 February through 24 March 1960
22 March 1960
I visited Pak Seong-cheol [Pak Song Chol] and informed him of the opinion expressed in Moscow about the draft statement regarding the introduction into South Korea of American atomic and missile weaponry (see the record of the 1 March conversation).
Pak Seong-cheol expressed gratitude for the report I made and said that the ideas expressed in Moscow will be reported to the DPRK government.
Pak Seong-cheol did not state any questions about the information I gave or his attitude toward its content.
The report was translated by Embassy interpreter D. A. Priyemsky.
USSR AMBASSADOR IN THE DPRK
Five copies printed
1 - Cde. A. A. Gromyko
2 - Cde. Yu. V. Andropov
3 - Cde. DVO, USSR MFA
4 - Cde. I. I. Tugarinov
5 - to file
Puzanov and Pak Seong-cheol comment on the introduction of nuclear weapons to South Korea by the United States.
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