May 24, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 24 May 1960
Pak Seong-cheol provides Puzanov with a thoroughgoing analysis of the situation in South Korea and the Korean question at the United Nations following Syngman Rhee's removal from power.
July 25, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 25 July 1960
Kim Il Sung and Puzanov discuss the events in South Korea and the establishment of a Central Bureau for South Korean Issues in the DPRK.
October 07, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 7 October 1960
Kim Tae-hui briefs the foreign diplomatic community in the DPRK on the struggles in South Korea and for the peaceful reunification of the country.
December 07, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 7 December 1960
Kim Il and Puzanov discuss how to gather support for North Korea's position on the Korean question at the United Nations.
December 13, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 13 December 1960
Pak Seong-cheol and Pak Yong-guk discuss the "rapidly-developing events in the South and the favorably developing international situation" with Puzanov.
May 17, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Sweeden, 'Swedish News Publications’ Comments on the South Korean Coup'
The Chinese Embassy in Sweden summarizes the reaction in the local press to the coup in South Korea.
May 20, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Representative Office in the UK, 'Britain’s Reaction to the South Korean Military Coup'
The Chinese Diplomatic Representative's Office in Britain reports that the US had no prior intelligence about the South Korean military coup, which the British public believes to be a result of repression under Jang Myeon and growing corruption rather than American interference. While Britain doubts that the coup clique will be able to run South Korea, it has no power to intervene because South Korea falls within the United States' 'sphere of influence.'