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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • July 03, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 21405, Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao Zedong writes Stalin on the Chinese position for a ceasefire in the Korean War which the Chinese side will propose at an upcoming meeting with the UN negotiators. Mao asks Stalin for his opinion on the Chinese position.

  • July 05, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram No. 21497, Mao Zedong to Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao sends Stalin the draft text of an agreement to cease military operations in Korea.

  • July 10, 1951

    Letter from General Ridgeway to the Joint Chiefs of Staff on a Ceasefire Negotiations in Korea

    Report from Ridgway, Commander in Chief of the United Nations forces in Korea on meetings between the UN Command and North Korea to negotiate an armistice in Korea.

  • July 10, 1951

    Riyad al Solh's Invitation to Amman

  • July 11, 1951

    Cable No. 21677, Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao sends Stalin a brief report from Li Kenong concerning the agenda for the armistice negotiations.

  • July 11, 1951

    Cable No. 21680, Mao Dong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao sends Stalin four telegrams about the armistice negotiations which he received from Li Kenong.

  • July 12, 1951

    Cable No. 4109, Filippov [Stalin] to Mao Zedong

    Stalin thanks Mao for information about the armistice negotiations.

  • July 12, 1951

    Communist Activities

    Information on future meetings of international communist groups.

  • July 12, 1951

    VKP(b) CC Decree Draft, Soviet-Iranian Negotiations

    Draft attached to telegram, explaining that the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Relations (MFA) and Ministry of Foreign Trade (MVT) disagree with the idea of suspending negotiations with Iranians. Specifically, this is because they believe the recess will be used against them by the British and Americans in Iran.

  • July 12, 1951

    Report to I. V. Stalin, Settling Mutual Financial Claims with Iran

    Telegram distributed among top Soviet officials regarding ongoing negotiations between Iran and the USSR over financial claims. Agreements have been reached on some smaller claims, but the main Soviet claim for oil and the main Iranian claim for gold both remain an issue. Telegram suggests that the negotiations be recessed, while noting that the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Ministry of Foreign Trade (MVT) disagree.

  • July 12, 1951

    Cable No. 21726, Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao sends Stalin a brief report concerning the 38th parallel and troop withdrawal during the armistice negotiations from Le Kenong.

  • July 13, 1951

    Syrian Intelligence Agents in Lebanon

    Short report on the activities of two Syrian intelligence agents on an assignment from the Deuxième Bureau in the South of Lebanon.

  • July 13, 1951

    Cable No. 21756, Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin]

    Mao asks Stalin for approval on the armistice negotiation agenda.

  • July 14, 1951

    Cable No. 4153, Filippov [Stalin] to Krasovsky, for Mao Zedong

    Stalin agrees with Mao's position in the 13 July telegram.

  • July 15, 1951

    Official Note from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea

    Talks concerning truce open in Gaeseong between North and South Korea and are suspended due to disagreements on the neutral zone.

  • July 16, 1951

    Report on Radio Free Europe

    Observations of BBC managers two months after the start of RFE broadcasting from Munich on May 1, 1951. It includes their analysis of the Czechoslovak Service broadcasts on May 26th, 1951, and of the network of field bureaus to gather information from refugees. They lauded the enthusiasm of RFE broadcasters but criticized their programs for mixing opinion with fact in newscast.

  • July 17, 1951

    Telegram, I. Stalin to Cde. Malenkov

    Stalin gives directions on how to react to the Egyptian atomic weapons ban. The Soviets are to support the Egyptian proposal and make all necessary concessions to get it passed in the UN. Vyshinsky should be informed of this position and made to understand how it encompasses a production ban.

  • July 20, 1951

    Regarding Riyad al Solh's Assassination

  • July 21, 1951

    Cable No. 4277, Filippov [Stalin] to Cde. Mao Zedong

    Stalin agrees with Mao on excluding the withdrawal of troops from the armistice negotiation agenda.

  • July 21, 1951

    Regarding the Assassination of King Abdullah ['Abd Allāh]

    Information on the assassin of King 'Abd Allāh (Abdullah) of Jordan