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.
May 17, 1978
TELEGRAM 084.650 from the Romanian Embassy in Washington to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
David Blakemore mentions delays in the withdrawal of US troops, congressional investigations of illegal ROK activities in the US, and human rights issue in the ROK.
May 18, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.588 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kim Il Sung and Hua Guofeng are said to have discussed bilateral relations between China and North Korea, Korea's unification, and the Non-Aligned Movement.
May 18, 1978
Letter to Park Chung Hee from Jimmy Carter
Carter writes to Park to ask for help to reduce tensions on the peninsula and facilitate the resumption of a serious North-South dialogue.
May 19, 1978
Hungarian Embassy in Guinea, Report, 19 May 1978. Subject: Guinean-South Korean relations.
Kertesz discusses the diplomatic relations between Guinea and the two Koreas, as well as inter-Korean relations, relations of the two Koreas with other African countries, and the Korean reunification issue.
May 20, 1978
Minutes of Conversation at the Official Meeting between the Romanian Delegation and the Korean Delegation
Minutes of conversation between Nicolae Ceausescu and Kim Il Sung; the topic of the conversation is the domestic situation (mostly economic) in North Korea and the foreign relations of Romania and North Korea.
May 24, 1978
TELEGRAM 075.345 from the Romanian Embassy in Tehran to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A report on Gang Ryang-uk's recent visit to Iran and comparing relations between Iran and South Korea and Iran and North Korea.
May 27, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.705 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The USSR complains that the May 13th issue of Nodong Sinmun contains a Chinese protest note regarding recent incidents on the Sino-Soviet border.
May 30, 1978
TELEGRAM 075.359 from the Romanian Embassy in Tehran to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Amir Afshir Aslan explains the Iranian monarch's plans to visit the DPRK and PRC and Iran's overall foreign policy principles.
June 01, 1978
Telegram from the Secretary of State to the American Embassy in Seoul, 'Dr. Brzezinski’s Meeting with President Park'
Brzezinski briefed President Park on two exchanges with the Chinese leaders. They mainly talked about whether the Chinese leaders behave as spokesmen for Kim Il Sung or not.
June 03, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.712 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
A Mozambican delegation visits the DPRK to learn how to build a socialist society.
June 28, 1978
Telegram to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Ambassador in Finland, “Report on Dialogue with Vainiomaki, Ex-Commercial Attaché in Pyongyang”
A summarized report of dialogue with Finnish Ex-Commercial Attache in Pyongyang, who describes North Korea's military schemes, Kim Jong Il's car accident, and an agreement between North Korea and Finland for dispatching skilled engineers to help construct a pulp factory in North Korea.
June 30, 1978
TELEGRAM 032.460 from the Romanian Embassy in Damascus to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Damascus reports on Pak Seong-cheol's plan to visit Syria.
July 14, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.787 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Unable to overcome its lack of transportation means and financial resources, the DPRK decides not to participate in the World Youth Festival.
July 15, 1978
Telegram from the East Europe Division, Foreign Ministry, “Prospect of Kim Il Sung’s Visit to the Soviet Union”
The South Korean Foreign Ministry analyzes the possibility and timing of Kim Il Sung's visit to the Soviet Union, discussing the purpose of the visit and relations between the Soviet Union and North Korea.
July 17, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.793 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Central African Republic's Emperor Bokassa visits Pyongyang and discusses export and import plans with the DPRK.