The Bulgarian Communist Party Politburo entrusts the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deliver a note of protest to the North Korean government, regarding the repatriation of North Korean students.
August 29, 1962
Resolution No. B-6 by the Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party Politburo, Regarding Repatriation of Korean Students
CC BCP [Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party] Politburo Resolution № B-6 of 29 August 1962
Re: Kidnapping of Korean students who requested political asylum in our country, by servicemen of the Korean Embassy
1. The Politburo considers as expedient Comrade Karlo Lukanov to call once again the Ambassador of the DPRK in our country in order to exprees the strongest protest of the Bulgarian government toward the unprecedented kidnapping by servicement of the Korean embassy of four Korean students who requested political asylum in our country. The Ambassador should be warned immediately to release the detained students.
2. Our Ambassador in Pyongyang to request a meeting with Comrade Kim Il Sung in order to express the strongest protest of the Bulgarian government for the rudely violation of the state souvereignty of our country with the kidnapping of the four Korean students. Our Ambassador should request the immediate release of the detained students.
3. If the Korean side does not release the detained students, the Ambassador of the DPRK in Sofia, the military attache, and the counselor at the Korean embassy, who took part in the kidnapping of the students, must be declared „persona non grata” and notified that in 24 hours to leave the country.
[Signature by Bulgarian Prime Minister, Anton Yugov, 5 September 1962]
 The first talks with the North Korean Ambassador in Sofia on the incident with the four Korean students was organized on 24 August, when Bulgarian Foreign Minister insisted the detained students to be released and to stay in Bulgaria in order to continue their university education.
The Bulgarian Communist Party Politburo details their strong protest against the DPRK's repatriation of four Korean students who sought political asylum in Bulgaria. The Politburo calls for immediate acknowledgment by the DPRK government, threatening to declare government affiliates in Bulgaria as "persona non grata."
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