June 07, 1984
Information About the State Visit of the General Secretary of the WPK CC and President of the DPRK, Kim Il Sung, to the GDR
A comprehensive overview of North Korean-East German ties as well as North Korea's overall foreign relations in light of a visit to the GDR made by Kim Il Sung.
May 26, 1986
Report on Conversation between Prof. Manfred Gerlach and Kim Il Sung
Report on the warm reception of Professor Manfred Gerlach by Kim Il Sung. Topics discussed include gratitude for Kim's reception in the GDR; Kim's desire for a reciprocal visit by Honecker; the need to further wide relations between the DPRK and GDR; and the unrest in South Korea.
October 19, 1986
Transcript of Official Negotiations between Comrade Erich Honecker and Comrade Kim Il Sung
Kim Il Sung and Honecker discuss diplomatic relations between East Germany and North Korea and the domestic economic and political situation in North Korea.
September 24, 1987
Procedure concerning Operative Advance Notification on Cross-Border Transit requested by DPRK Security Organs
Stasi procedures for South Koreans transiting via East Germany for meetings with DPRK officials.
May 31, 1988
Stasi Advance Notification and Instructions to Border Organs
An individual example of a Stasi advance notification and instructions for a Korean transiting East Germany to meet with DPRK officials.
July 19, 1988
Report on Visit of East German Military Delegation to North Korea
Report on the visit of a GDR military delegation to North Korea. A conversation with Kim Il Sung is detailed and it is noted that the visit, culminating in an agreement on cooperation between ministries of defense, was a complete success
October 10, 1988
Note about a Conversation with the DPRK Ambassador to the GDR, Comrade Pak Yeong-chan, on 10 October 1988 in Berlin
DPRK Ambassador Pak Yeong-chan discusses Hungary's decision to recognize the South Korean government, East German-North Korean relations, and procedures for North Korean citizens traveling to West Berlin.
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.
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 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 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.