April 14, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.621 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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To: the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (First and Second Directorates)
From: the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang
Date: April 14th, 1978
On April 13th 1978, in a conversation with Ambassador Dumitru Popa, Heo Dam, DPRK Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, said that at that time, Ri Jong-mok the deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, was in Colombo to discuss several matters regarding the re-opening, in the foreseeable future, of a Korean embassy in Sri Lanka.
On the same occasion, Heo Dam said that the embassy of the Central African Republic would be opened shortly in Pyongyang, and that in the second half of April 1978, Emperor Bokassa would make an official visit to the DPRK.
Ambassador Dumitru Popa
Heo Dam informs Popa of a DPRK visit to Colombo to discuss re-opening a Korean embassy in Sri Lanka and the DPRK's plans to interact with the Central African Republic.
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