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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • April 18, 1957

    Kolisa-57 Special Report No. 8, 'Trip to Ceylon'

    Choi Duk Shin reports on his trip to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in April 1957, paying special attention to Ceylon's relationship with China.

  • September, 1957

    Draft Letter from Choi Duk Shin to Stanley de Zoysa

    In this draft, Choi Duk Shin thanks the government of Ceylon for their support of South Korea's admission into the Colombo Plan.

  • October 25, 1957

    CDS Report No. 60 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin offers an update on the Colombo Plan Conferences, the attitudes of regional countries, and reports on the bombing incidents in Saigon.

  • October 30, 1957

    Letter No. 95 from the President (Syngman Rhee) to Minister Duk Shin Choi

    President Rhee expresses concern over the recent bombing of the U.S.I.S. center in Saigon and discusses possible ways to share Korean culture in South Vietnam.

  • November 08, 1957

    CDS Report No. 62 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin announces the denial of South Korea's admittance into the Colombo Plan, offers his opinions on the threat of Red China's interference in Asia, and reports on major events in South Vietnam.

  • November 22, 1957

    Letter from Choi Duk Shin to Gunasena de Soyza

    Choi Duk Shin expresses concern for the Government of Ceylon's unfriendly attitude toward the Republic of Korea at the U.N. assembly.