March 16, 1978
Hungarian Embassy in Pakistan, Telegram, 16 March 1978. Subject: DPRK-Pakistani relations
The Hungarian Embassy in Pakistan reports that the main purpose of the unofficial visit of Pak Seong-cheol to Pakistan was to dissuade the new leadership from changing its stance in the issue of Korean unification. Pakistan confirmed that the DPRK-Pakistan relation would remain friendly and requested arms support.
March 17, 1978
Press Clippings from 'Helsingin Sanomat' and 'Ilta-Sanomat' concerning the North Korean Ambassador in Helsinki
Finnish newspaper clippings on the arrival of a new North Korean ambassador following the smuggling scandal.
March 17, 1978
TELEGRAM 038.589 from the Romanian Embassy in Islamabad to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pak Seong-cheol's visit to Pakistan is carried out to recruit new supporters on the reunification issue and prevent Pakistan from establishing relations with the ROK.
March 30, 1978
Hungarian Embassy in the DPRK, Telegram, 30 March 1978. Subject: DPRK-Pakistani relations.
The Pakistani ambassador informs the Hungarian Embassy in the DPRK that Zia ul-Haq will pay a visit to Pyongyang soon.
March 31, 1978
Telegram to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom
Report on the meeting between Councilor Kim, Jae-Sung and J. Thorold Masefield, acting director of the Far East Bureau.
April 03, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.609 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Gang Ryang-uk and Indian Prime Minister Morarji Desai meet but fail to reach a consensus on Korean unification and the Kashmir issue.
April 04, 1978
Note of Audience of N. Ceausescu with the Ambassador of DRPK in Bucharest
The North Korean ambassador conveys to N. Ceausescu a gratitude message from Kim Il Sung regarding the Romanian leader’s willingness to discuss the Korean problem during his visit in the United States.
April 06, 1978
TELEGRAM 075.205 from the Romanian Embassy in Tehran to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ri Yong-ho informs Alexandru about DPRK's competition with the ROK in Iran and other efforts to block the ROK from becoming closer to other socialist countries.
April 07, 1978
Hungarian Embassy in Pakistan, Report, 'The visit of DPRK Vice-President Pak Seong-cheol in Pakistan'
Pak Seong-cheol seeks Pakistan's support for North Korea's position on Korean unification, while Pakistan wants trade and arms shipments.
April 13, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.618 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang reports on recent exchange and future plans of exchange between DPRK and Soviet Union delegations.
April 14, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.620 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The DPRK is striving to establish diplomatic relations with as many states as possible and has most recently reached out to the Philippines.
April 14, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.621 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Heo Dam informs Popa of a DPRK visit to Colombo to discuss re-opening a Korean embassy in Sri Lanka and the DPRK's plans to interact with the Central African Republic.
April 15, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.628 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Popa discusses the ROK and DPRK's economic relations with Indonesia.
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.
The Overseas Visits of the Delegations of the North Korean Puppets (Analysis)
An analytical report on the overseas visit of the delegations of North Korea.
May 05, 1978
TELEGRAM 046.449 from the Romanian Embassy in Lagos to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Lagos reports on DPRK Vice-President Gang Ryang-uk's visit to Nigeria and the issues discussed.
May 07, 1978
Telegram 057.139 from the Romanian Embassy in Moscow to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Moscow reports on improved USSR-DPRK political relations and an increase of economic cooperation between the two countries.
May 12, 1978
Untitled report from Brun, Polish Intelligence Station Tokyo, concerning Hua Guofeng’s visit to Pyongyang
Hua Gufeng visited Pyongyang to brief the DPRK on China's new foreign policy and attempt to dispel any concerns held by Kim Il Sung.
May 13, 1978
TELEGRAM 027.498 from the Romanian Embassy in Cairo to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The DPRK Ambassador to Cairo explains Egypt President Sadat's intentions and expresses dissatisfaction with the development of ROK-Egypt relations.
May 17, 1978
TELEGRAM 027.411 from the Romanian Embassy in Cairo to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Cairo reports on the DPRK's recent efforts to establish relations with Cyprus, Egypt and Morocco.