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  • October 05, 1955

    Letter, Kim Yong-shik of the Korean Mission in Japan to President Syngman Rhee

    Report on Japanese parties' progress in merging, Russo-Japanese talk, Philippines Reparation Talks, and Fishing Industry

  • May 13, 1957

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 13 May 1957

    During their discussions on the development of North Korea, the Soviet delegation and DPRK delegation exchange opinions on capital investment and consumer goods production. Puzanov then draws on his trip to Hamgyong and summarizes his conclusions on the DPRK's repairs to enterprises damaged by war, increased industrial and agricultural production, and shortcoming in meeting the needs of the population and economic efficiency.

  • May 29, 1957

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 29 May 1957

    Kim Il Sung requests technical assistance from the Soviet Unions for currency reforms in DPRK. He and Puzanov then discuss plans for elections in North Korea, DPRK agricultural and fishing conditions, progress in construction, and the exchange of delegations between the two countries. Later, Puzanov meets with the PRC Ambassador to the DPRK, Qiao Xiaoguang. They discuss the potential American bid to legalize weapons deliveries to South Korea as well as USSR and PRC consultation for the DPRK five-year plan.

  • July 07, 1957

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 7 July 1957

    Puzanov informs Kim Il Sung of the Soviet government's support of the DPRK position against the US violation of the Armistice agreement. Kim reports on the DPRK's progress in meeting the semiannual plan targets for industrial output and fish catch before he states his intention for a vacation after Ho Chi Minh's visit.

  • March 15, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 15 March 1958

    Nam Il informs Puzanov that DPRK seeks to further strengthen ties with other socialist states and establish relations with the some non-socialist states including UAE, Indonesia, Ceylon, India, Burma, and Japan.

  • May 02, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 2 May 1958

    Kim Il Sung describes the seizure of South Korean fishing boats and how the fishermenw ere brought to Pyongyang for a May Day demonstration.

  • February 18, 1960

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 18 February 1960

    Heo Hak-song discusses agricultural conditions in Haeju province with Ambassador Puzanov.

  • April 22, 1978

    TELEGRAM 066.644 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The new leader of the Japan Socialist Party plans to visit Pyongyang.