China advises Kim Il Sung to have the North Korean armies retreat north of the 38th parallel as quickly as possible after the First Front Army was cut off by the opposing side.
October 2, 1950
Telegram from Zhou Enlai to Ni Zhiliang
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Ambassador Ni [Zhiliang]:
Received your telegram from the night of [October] 1. (1) It is estimated that Comrade Zhang Yidu [Pak Il U] can arrive at Shen[yang] on the night of [October] 2; will send plane to take him to Beijing on [October] 3. (2) Please inform Comrade Kim Il Sung that, besides trying his best to withdraw the troops cut off by the enemy to the north by separate paths, those troops that have no way to retreat should persist in guerrilla [actions] where they are. Be sure not to panic or lose courage. This way, there will be hope and [you] will win victory.
Zhou Enlai notifies Ambassador Ni Zhiliang about the estimated arrival of Pak Il-u and advises Kim Il Sung to order the troops that were cut off by the opposing side and have no way to retreat to persist in guerrilla actions where they are.
October 1, 1950
Telegram from Zhou Enlai to Kim Il Sung
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