January 28, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.531 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Popa reports on the level of the delegation which the Soviets sent to Pyongyang and how North Korea reacted to the delegation's arrival.
February 02, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.566 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Though China is offering constant support for the DPRK government's position on the reunification issue, North Korea also seeks to improve relations with the Soviet Union.
February 02, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.539 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
North Korea's stance on Korean reunification and the United Nations is made clear during a visit of a Soviet delegation to Pyongyang.
February 28, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.532 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang notes that despite North Korea's policy of equidistance toward the USSR and the PRC, the DPRK in fact has tilted closer to China.
March 31, 1978
Telegram to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom
Report on the meeting between Councilor Kim, Jae-Sung and J. Thorold Masefield, acting director of the Far East Bureau.
April 13, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.618 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang reports on recent exchange and future plans of exchange between DPRK and Soviet Union delegations.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
August 01, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.808 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang reports that, for a second time in 1978, the DPRK has published excerpts critical of the USSR from the Chinese press.
August 07, 1978
TELEGRAM 066.812 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The editor-of-chief of Nodong Sinmun apologizes for including an excerpt from the Chinese press that criticizes the USSR and says that the DPRK position towards the USSR has not changed.
November 01, 1978
TELEGRAM 1/010020 from the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang
The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports on recent changes in trilateral relations between North Korea, the Soviet Union, and China.
December 18, 1978
TELEGRAM 067.056 from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang presents evidence which suggests that relations between North Korea and the Soviet Union have cooled.
February 09, 1979
Mongolian Record of Conversation with Soviet Officials in Moscow, February 1979
Discusses the cancellation of the alliance treaty between China and the Soviet Union, and the impact this will have on the Mongolian People’s Republic. They are urged not to hurry the cancellation of the treaty, however, because China has not yet explicitly asked for it. They also note that there are anti-Soviet propaganda items being spread in Korea, and the growing role the U.S. is playing in Chinese affairs.
November 22, 1979
Cable, South Korean Ambassador in the UK to South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs
Details from a conversation between the South Korean ambassador to the United Kingdom with Julian Ridsdale, Member of Parliament, on US troops stationed in Korea, the Soviet Union and China's viewpoints on Korea's reunification, and other matters.
November 28, 1979
Cable, South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs to South Korean Ambassador to the UK, 'Soviet Union’s Suggestion to the North Korean Puppet Regime to Invade the South'
A Member of Parliament in the UK reports on information about the Soviet Union allegedly pushing North Korea to invade South Korea.
The Capability of the Puppet Regime to Launch an Attack on the South: A Comprehensive Analysis
South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs Information and Cultural Bureau reports on the current situation and information regarding the risk of a North Korea attack, North Korea's military capabilities, and the definiteness of a possible of a North Korean invasion.
February 21, 1980
Telegram from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, February 21, 1980, 057069, Secret
Report of the second meeting of the North and South Korean delegations, discussing the preparation for the talks between the prime ministers of the two countries.