April 10, 1950
Ciphered telegram, Soviet Representative Aleksei Ignatieff in Pyongyang to Vyshinsky
In a discussion between Mao Zedong and Ri Ju-yeon, Mao expresses a positive attitude toward China-North Korea relations, though indicates he is unaware that Kim Il Sung was then in the Soviet Union.
May 12, 1950
Telegram from Shtykov to Vyshinski regarding meeting with Kim Il Sung
Shtykov reports of a meeting with Kim Il Sung, in which Kim Il Sung tells Shtykov the questions he means to ask Mao Zedong in a following meeting in Beijing the next day.