In this draft, Choi Duk Shin thanks the government of Ceylon for their support of South Korea's admission into the Colombo Plan.
August 29, 1957
Letter from Choi Duk Shin to Mr. Vu Van Mau
This document was made possible with support from Syngman Rhee Institute, Yonsei University
Saigon, August 29, 1957
Further to our conversation of August 8th concerning our participation to Colombo Plan, Your Excellency assured me that the Vietnamese Government will propose the full membership of Republic of Korea to Colombo Plan. I have informed my Government of your intention and I wish to convey the great appreciation of my Government for this friendly gesture.
I have also the honour to inform you that the authorities of my Government have contacted the British Envoy in Seoul in this connection. As soon as I get the report on the reactions of the British Government, you may rest assured, Your Excellency, that I will inform you immediately.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my high consideration.
Choi Duk Shin
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister
Plenipotentiary of the Republic
of Korea to Vietnam.
Mr. Vu Van Mau
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Republic of Vietnam
Choi Duk Shin expresses gratitude to the South Vietnamese government for their support for South Korea's admittance into the Colombo Plan.
Draft Letter from Choi Duk Shin to Stanley de Zoysa
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