May 21, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea, 'Contents of the May 18th North Korean Party Central Standing Committee Meeting'
A Chinese report on a Meeting of the Central Standing Committee in which the North Koreans negatively reflected on the Park Chung Hee coup in South Korea.
June 20, 1961
Invitation from Kim Il Sung to the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the CCP
An invitation from Kim Il Sung to attend the 4th Congress of the Korean Workers' Party.
July 11, 1961
Minutes of Conversation between Zhou Enlai and Kim Il Sung
Zhou Enlai and Kim Il Sung discuss economic cooperation between China and North Korea, including industrial development in North Korea, Chinese economic support to North Korea, bilateral trade, Chinese training of North Korean technicians, agricultural development in North Korea, cross-border migration, and development strategies in the DPRK.
July 24, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea, 'Report and Request for Guidance on Chinese Residents Who Came to Korea After Illegally Crossing the International Border'
The Chinese Embassy in North Korea reports that DPRK treats Han Chinese and Chinese Koreans differently.
August 11, 1961
Some Problems of North Korea
A report on North Korea's attitudes toward South Korea and North Korea's relations with the Soviet Union and China.
August 21, 1961
Cable from Hao Deqing to the Central Committee of the CCP, 'On Some Situations involving the Fourth Congress of the Korean Workers' Party'
Hao Deqing reports on planning and invitations for the Korean Workers' Party 4th Congress.
September 07, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea to the ILD, 'On the Agenda of the 4th KWP Congress and the Planned Activities of Fraternal Parties'
The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang reports on arrangements for foreign delegations participating in the Korean Workers' Party congress.
September 10, 1961
Record of Conversation between Comrade Kim Il Sung and Comrade Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping and Kim Il Sung discuss a range of issues, including agriculture in North Korea, Koreans in Japan, and the situation in South Korea.
September 25, 1961
Report on the Delegation of the Albanian Labor Party’s Meeting with Kim Il Sung
Manush Myftiu, the leader of the Albanian delegation, reports on the meeting with Kim Il Sung during the 4th Congress of the Korean Workers’ Party. He relates their discussion about the divisions within the communist camp and describes Kim Il Sung’s position on the matter and towards Albania.
November 25, 1961
Cable from the Jilin Provincial Party Committee, 'Korean Citizen Border Crossers Arriving in China’s Changbai County Request Residency'
Jilin devices procedures for handling DPRK citizens who illegally crossed into Chinese territory.
December 13, 1961
Minutes of Conversation between Zhou Enlai and Ri Ju-yeon
Zhou Enlai and Ri Ju-yeon discuss steel production, agricultural production, and electricity production in North Korea as well as Sino-North Korean trade and economic cooperation.
December 21, 1961
Note about a Conversation with Comrade Kohousek, Ambassador of Czechoslovakia
The East German and Czechoslovakian Ambassadors in North Korea discuss North Korea's relations with China and Albania.
December 21, 1961
Note about a Dinner with the Ambassador of Bulgaria
Analying Korea's position on the 12th Party Congress, and Korea's behavior towards China, Albania, and other communist parties.
December 27, 1961
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea, 'Premier Kim’s Son on Soviet-Albanian Relations'
The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang conveys comments that Kim Jong Il made to a Chinese student in the DPRK.
February 07, 1962
Record of Conversation between Comrade Wu Xiuquan and Ambassador Ri Yeong-ho
Ri Yeong-ho and Wu Xiuquan discuss China and North Korea's attitudes towards revisionism.
February 15, 1962
Minutes of Conversation between Liu Shaoqi and North Korean Ambassador Ri Yeong-ho
Chairman of China Liu Shaoqi and Ambassador of North Korea Ri Yeong-ho exchanged views on international communist movement and the growing split between China and the Soviet Union. They concurred that both China and North Korea would not take the "revisionist" path, and would instead strictly adhere to Marxism-Leninism.
February 16, 1962
On the Extradition of North Koreans from China
A report on the Chinese government extradition of four North Koreans who were former members of the Korean Workers' Party Central Committee
March 13, 1962
Cable from Hao Deqing, 'Talks during Premier Kim's Reception of Ambassador Hao'
Kim Il Sung discusses the Third Plenum of the Korean Workers' Party, prospects for the Party's growth an future, and the dogma underpinning the KWP movements.
March 23, 1962
Instructions from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Public Security on the Issue of Ethnic Koreans Crossing the Border to Korea
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Public Security explain North Korea's complaints regarding China's inability to effectively prevent illegal border crossings and summarize the Chinese understanding of the issue and specify instructions on resolving the issue of illegal border crossings.
March 24, 1962
Telegram from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security on the Issue of Ethnic Koreans Crossing the Border to Korea
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Public Security announces that temporary economic difficulties in China and the failure of local authorities to process legal travel arrangements are the reasons underlying illegal border crossings between China and North Korea.