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  • October 27, 1960

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 27 October 1960

    A.M. Puzanov informs Ri Jeong-sik of the visit of E. Guevara and the Cuban economic mission to Moscow.

  • November 16, 1962

    Information on the DPRK Position Regarding Measures by the Soviet Government for a Peaceful Resolution of the Cuba Conflict and Regarding the Chinese-Indian Border Conflict

    The reporter notes that the Korean press, Kim Il Sung, and the Korean Labor Party didn't talk much about Soviet aid for Cuba, and that North Korea supports China in the Chinese-Indian boundary dispute.

  • February 19, 1963

    Cable from Hao Deqing, 'Comrade Hao Deqing Reports on the Contents of the Conversation from his Meeting with Premier Kim'

    Hao Deqing and Kim Il Sung discuss a visit by Yuri Andropov to North Korea.

  • April 05, 1963

    From the Journal of A.I. Alekseyev, 'Record of a Conversation with Raul Castro Ruz, Minister of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Cuba, 22 and 23 February 1963'

    After delivering a speech at the Soviet embassy, Raul Castro critiques the Chinese diplomats who remained seated during a toast to Khrushchev, and Alekseyev informs him of the publication of divisive Chinese news articles.

  • January 07, 1964

    Memorandum of a Conversation with the USSR Ambassador, c. V. P. Moskovskyi

    Soviet Ambassador Moskovsky talks with the Cuban Ambassador to Pyongyang about the foreign policies of North Korea and, in particular, North Korea's position in the Sino-Soviet split.

  • April 02, 1965

    Report on the Incident involving the Cuban Ambassador and the Delegation of Physicians from Cuba while in North Korea

    A report on an incident involving the Cuban Ambassador and the delegation of physicians from Cuba while in North Korea.

  • April 21, 1965

    Information about a Grave Incident with the Cuban Ambassador on 25 March 1965 in Pyongyang

    Verwiebe describes the inability of the North Korean Worker's Party to control Korean people and their education in light of the recent attacks against the Cuban Ambassador in Pyongyang.

  • March 09, 1967

    Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

    A report on a meeting between Kim Il Sung and the Cuban Ambassador in which the North Koreans criticize China, report on North Korea's relations with Cuba and Yugoslavia, and comment on nuclear nonproliferation.

  • April 02, 1967

    Report, Embassy of Hungary in Cuba to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

    A report showing concerns about Cubans depending too much on news sources from North Korea.

  • June 02, 1967

    From a 2 June 1967 Memo of the Soviet Embassy in the DPRK (1st Secretary V. Nemchinov) about Some New Factors in Korean-Cuban relations

    A description of North Korea's close and supportive relationship with Cuba.

  • January 25, 1968

    Report, Hungarian Embassy in Cuba to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry, 25 January 1968

    A report on the great friendship between North Korea and Cuba.

  • February 15, 1972

    Report from Etre Sándor, 'Foreign visits of the DPRK’s governmental delegations. Visit of Comrade Pak Seong-cheol to Hungary'

    A report by Etre Sandor providing details about five North Korean governmental delegations to Africa and Middle East and the visit of Pak Seong-cheol to Hungary.

  • February 21, 1972

    Report from Etre Sándor, 'Korean delegations'

    A report by Etre Sandor on the visit of five North Korean delegations to European countries and Cuba.

  • January 22, 1974

    Hungarian Embassy in the DPRK, Telegram, 22 January 1974. Subject: Cuban-DPRK relations.

    Establishment of North Korean-Cuban relations is the subject of this telegram. Among the issues discussed is an exchange of Cuban sugar for payment.

  • October 24, 1980

    Telegram from the Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang, 'KWP’s 6th Congress'

    The Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang comments on the responses of Vietnam, Cambodia, Cuba, and Poland to the KWP's 6th Congress.

  • August 15, 1983

    Hungarian Embassy in the DPRK, Ciphered Telegram, 15 August 1983. Subject: Conference of the ministers of education and culture of the Non-Aligned Movement in Pyongyang.

    In this telegram, the Non-Alignhed Movement convened in Pyongyang. The Cuban ambassador speaks about the proceedings, namely North Korea's negative posture throughout the conference and their insistence on imposing the Juche ideology. The extremist ideas of the Korean delegation did not successfully push through in the conference.

  • October 21, 1988

    Report on North Korea's International Situation under the New Realities in the World

    Report on North Korea's international standing, economic situation, and political relations with Soviet Russia in comparison to South Korea, following the 1988 Seoul Olympics.