The Soviet ambassador brought to Zhou Enlai a telegram between the United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld and the UN Assistant Secretary-General. The telegram stated that Hammarskjöld was going to visit Beijing for negotiating the release of the US pilots who had served in the Korean War and been captured by the Chinese.
January 6, 1955
Record of Meetings between UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold and Zhou Enlai
Over a series of four meetings, Secretary-General Hammarskjold and Zhou Enlai discuss American prisoners in China, Chinese nationals in the US, and the US-Taiwan defense treaty.
, Political - China - Secretary General's visit to Peking 15455 - basic documents - Korean Prisoners of War, S-0846-0002-04. Obtained by Ole Jakob Skatun
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