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Sweden. Embassy (Korea : North)

Documents produced by or related to the Embassy of Sweden in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK; North Korea).

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October 19, 1976

Cable, Cornell, Swedish Embasy, Pyongyang, to the Cabinet, Stockholm

Erik Cornell requests that the family members of Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang be allowed to leave the country in light of the possible expulsion of North Korean diplomats from Sweden.

October 20, 1976

Cable, Cornell, Swedish Embassy, Pyongyang, to the Cabinet, Stockholm

In an urgent message for the Chief of Police, Swedish Charge D'Affairs in Pyongyang Erik Cornell suggests that the North Korean ambassador in Sweden not be declared guilty in the published police report on smuggling by North Korean diplomats. Cornell further suggests that the North Korean ambassador and Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs directly discuss the agreement he reached with the North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister that the ambassador will be recalled quickly should the Swedish government help minimize unfavorable press.

October 20, 1976

Cable, Cornell, Swedish Embassy, Pyongyang, to the Cabinet, Stockholm

Swedish Charge D'Affairs in Pyongyang Erik Cornell reports, after a conversation with the country's Deputy Foreign Ministe, that the North Korean government is distancing itself from its diplomats' smuggling and resents the unilateral decisions taken in Copenhagen and Oslo to expel North Korean diplomats. Cornell also notes the vulnerable position of the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang and urges caution.

October 19, 1976

Cable, Cornell, Swedish Embassy, Pyongyang, to the Cabinet, Stockholm

Swedish Charge D'Affairs Erik Cornell requests that the Swedish foreign ministry postpone a measure until after evacuation.