January 20, 1956
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK V. I. Ivanov for 20 January 1956
Kim Il Sung tells Ivanov that he is interested in having Korean scientists work in nuclear research. Chinese Ambassador Pang Zili informs Ivanov about China’s position on the Swedish-Swiss Neutral Commission.
October 21, 1957
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 21 October 1957
Puzanov discusses the logistics of the display of mobile Soviet exhibits about the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes in Pyongyang with Nam Il.
October 22, 1957
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 22 October 1957
Nam Il informs Puzanov of the leadership's approval of a display of a Soviet mobile scientific and technical exhibit on the peaceful use of atomic energy in Pyongyang.
April 19, 1958
From the Journal of M.V. Zimyanin, Record of Conversation with DPRK Ambassador in the USSR Cde. Ri Sin-pal
Ri San-pal requests that North Korea be allowed to join the International Epizootic Office and describes recent economic developments in the DPRK.
May 06, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 6 May 1958
Puzanov reports on the premises selected to house the Soviet exhibition on the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.
May 15, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 15 May 1958
Nam Il and Puzanov discuss a planned exhibit on the peaceful use of atomic energy in Pyongyang and a proposal for the construction of a Soviet industrial and agricultural exhibition in North Korea.
May 17, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 17 May 1958
Nam Il learns that the Soviet government will receive a North Korean delegation to study the "use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes" while informing Puzanov of arrangements for representatives of the DPRK to attend party congresses in Eastern Europe.
May 20, 1958
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov for 20 May 1958
Puzanov visits Nam Il and is informed on the DPRK delegation for familiarization with the use of atomic energy.
April 08, 1967
Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, No.76.121, TOP SECRET, April 8, 1967
Telegram informing requests from North Korea asking for technical and scientific cooperation in the field of atomic energy.
Report by Kádas István, 'Negotiations of the Korean nuclear delegation in the GDR'
A report by Hungarian Ambassador Kadas Istvan about the negotiations between the North Korea and East Germany over nuclear issues.
January 14, 1968
Lt. Col. J. Załuska, 'Report: Information from GDR Military Attaché Lt. Col. Schafer'
Moskovsky advised Pak Geum-cheol and Kim Chang-man to cooperate with the Soviet-led socialist bloc. Conversation with Kim Il Sung and Moskovsky imply strong relations with the Soviet Union.
February 05, 1968
Lt. Col. J. Załuska, 'Record: Information from CSSR Military Attaché, Col. Goch, obtained during a Hunt'
North Korea is interested in obtaining equipment for nuclear research, and the Soviet Union has been supporting the DPRK's nascent atomic industry.
October 09, 1991
Record of Conversation between Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR A. S. Dzasokhov with the DPRK Ambassador Son Seong-pil
Son Seong-pil says North Korea will "closely watch" the withdrawal of US nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.
Defense Intelligence Assessment, US Defense Intelligence Agency, DST-1540Z-509-92-SI, 'Nuclear Proliferation Data Sheets'
This extract from a collection of DIA reports on national nuclear weapons programs, focuses on North Korea – which is discussed in the both the key judgments section as well as in a chapter which examines several aspects of the North Korean nuclear program. The chapter examines North Korea’s nuclear infrastructure, fuel cycle, the extent of foreign assistance, treaty obligations, the nuclear program and possible future developments, and delivery vehicles.