October 17, 1988
Letter from the DPRK Embassy to the GDR to the Main Department for Consular Affairs, GDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The DPRK Embassy in East Germany seeks to establish procedures and permissions for Korean citizens traveling to West Berlin.
October 20, 1988
Record of Conversation between Hwang Jang-yeop and A. Yakovlev
The North Korean CC KWP secretary meets with the Soviet CC CPSU secretary and discusses the problem of the expansion of U.S. imperialism in the Asia Pacific. The North Korean CC KWP secretary stresses the issue of the unification of Korea and express the hope that the CPSU will influence other socialist countries so that they do not attempt to establish political relations with South Korea.
October 21, 1988
Report on North Korea's International Situation under the New Realities in the World
Report on North Korea's international standing, economic situation, and political relations with Soviet Russia in comparison to South Korea, following the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
January 09, 1989
Untitled report from Mieczysław Dedo, Polish Ambassador to the DPRK, concerning the results of Kim Jong Nam’s visit to Iran
The Polish Ambassador in North Korea summarizes the results of Kim Jong Nam's visit to Iran, including possible oil deliveries, arms sales, and cooperation in uranium enrichment.
February 26, 1989
Memorandum of Conversation between George H.W. Bush and Zhao Ziyang
George H.W. Bush and Zhao Ziyang discuss Sino-American relations and China's reform and opening, in addition to the situations in Korea, India, Pakistan, and the Soviet Union.
March 15, 1989
Letter, Acting Minister for State Security of the DPRK, Kim Yong Ryong, to Minister for State Security of the German Democratic Republic, Comrade Erich Mielke
North Korea's Acting Minister for State Security thanks Erich Mielke for East Germany's support for the DPRK intelligence services and describes an upcoming delegation scheduled to visit the GDR.
April 06, 1989
Record of Meeting between Comrade Pak Yeong-chan and Comrade Vogel
East German and North Korean officials discuss DPRK-GDR relations, the World Youth Festival in North Korea, and security procedures for Korean nationals in Berlin.
April 13, 1989
Assistance for Entry and Exit
An example of a Stasi document on two South Korean citizens transiting East Germany to travel to and from Pyongyang.
May 23, 1989
Note on Meeting with Comrade Ri Jong-geun on 18 May 1989
Ri Jong-geun announces that he will continue to act as a security liaison for the DPRK in East Germany and will maintain a portfolio covering all North Korean nationals living in the GDR.
May 24, 1989
Note on Meeting with Comrade Ri Jong-geun on 24 May 1989
Ri Jong-geun requests that East Germany provide the DPRK with information of Korean nationals in the GDR.
June 09, 1989
Untitled report from Mieczysław Dedo, Polish Ambassador to the DPRK, concerning North Korea’s attitude towards Tiananmen Square protests
According to Polish reports from Pyongyang, the North Korean leadership interpreteted the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing in relation to lack of monolitic unity among the Chinese leadership and China's reform policies.
June 14, 1989
Letter from the DPRK Embassy to the GDR to Main Department for Consular Affair, GDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The DPRK Embassy to the GDR thanks the GDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs for establishing border crossing procedures for Korean nationals in Germany.
June 27, 1989
Untitled report from Mieczysław Dedo, Polish Ambassador to the DPRK, concerning the visit of Yasser Arafat in North Korea (25-26 June 1989)
Poland's ambassador to North Korea reports on cooperation between the Palestinian state and the DPRK following Arafat's visit.
August 01, 1989
Letter from Vogel to Comrade Fiedler
A follow up report on security procedures for Korean nationals in Germany.
August 10, 1989
Exit by Aspirants/Interns and Students from the DPRK in the GDR
A report on exit permits for North Korean nationals in East Germany.
September 27, 1989
Note on Meeting with Comrade Ri Jong-geun on 27 September 1989
Ri Jong-geun follows up on East German-North Korean cooperation in managing North Korean nationals living in Germany.
October 02, 1991
Record of Conversation between F.G. Kunadze and Son Seong-Pil
G.F. Kunadze pressures North Korean Ambassador Son Seong-pil about the DPRK concluding an agreement on nuclear safeguards with the IAEA.
October 08, 1991
Record of Conversation between G.F. Kunadze and Yu Hongliang
G.F. Kunadze asks that China to "exert influence" on North Korea and have it conclude a safeguards agreement with the IAEA.
October 09, 1991
Record of Conversation between Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR A. S. Dzasokhov with the DPRK Ambassador Son Seong-pil
Son Seong-pil says North Korea will "closely watch" the withdrawal of US nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.
November 15, 1991
Letter from G.F. Kunadze to R.I. Khazbulatov
G.F. Kunadze speculates that North Korea's nuclear program will be a topic of conversation during high-level dialogues between Russia and South Korea.