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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 15, 1963

    Minutes of Conversation between Liu Shaoqi and Kim Il Sung

    Chairman Liu Shaoqi and Premier Kim Il Sung discussed about friendly foreign relations between China and North Korea, as well as Sino-Soviet Split.

  • September 17, 1963

    Record of a Conversation between Chinese Ambassador to Burma Geng Biao and Burmese Ambassador to China Jiao Wen

    Jiao Wen emphasized that diplomatic envoys must understand newly political policies of Burma and convey accurate instructions to foreign countries.

  • September 17, 1963

    Report from Ji Pengfei on Liu Shaoqi’s Conversation with Kim Il Sung

    A Chinese report regarding an exchange of views between Chairman Liu Shaoqi and Premier Kim Il Sung's on international situation and anti-revisionism on 16 September, 1963.

  • September 18, 1963

    Letter from Mohammad Fayyad

  • September 19, 1963

    Report from Gen. D. Dikov to Bulgarian Politburo on Meeting with UDB-Yugoslavia Representatives

  • September 19, 1963

    Report from Ji Pengfei on Liu Shaoqi’s Conversation with Kim Il Sung

    A brief report on the meeting between Chairman Liushaoqi and Premier Kim Il Sung on reactionary theories and policies of modern revisionism.

  • September 19, 1963

    Letter from Dutch Embassy, Havana, 19 September 1963

    This letter concerns Cuba's political and economic isolation. Castro has attempted to repair relations with the capitalist countries to no avail, and the author relates his/her own experiences with Castro. Che Guevara, Cuba's Minister of Industry, approached the author and staff asking for economic assistance in the form of trade. The author relates how he has submitted a request to a high standing industry in the Netherlands if supplies can be shipped to Cuba.

  • September 24, 1963

    Record of Conversation between Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal and the Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia, Zhang Canming

    A discussion between Mongolian Politburo member Tsedenbal and Chinese ambassador Canming. The two speak about how border demarcation and standing armies in countries like Mongolia will be obsolete during the future "communist period."

  • September 24, 1963

    Record of Conversation between Kim Il Sung and Liu Shaoqi

    Chairman Liu Shaoqi and Premier Kim Il Sung exchanged views on many agricultural issues including irrigation, incomes of farmers, alternation of land, mechanization and electrification.

  • September 24, 1963

    Report on Visit of the Society of Chinese-Soviet Friendship to the Soviet Union, T. Skvortsov-Tokarin

    Report on a tour group of Chinese citizens from the Society of Chinese-Soviet Friendship. The group visited Moscow, Tbilisi, Sochi, Kiev, Riga, and Leningrad. The Soviet guides were frustrated by the groups' argumentative behavior and attempts to speak directly to Soviet workers. The group was especially interested in finding out if Soviet listeners heard broadcasts of Radio Beijing.

  • September 25, 1963

    Secret Telegram from Maneli (Saigon) to Spasowski (Warsaw) [Ciphergram No. 12328]

    Cable from Polish official in Saigon, Maneli, to Warsaw, reporting his meeting with a US official "Henry" (not Cabot Lodge), where they discuss Maneli's meeting with Ngo Dinh Nhu. Notes that it was an attempt to establish contact between US and Polish officials in Vietnam.

  • September 26, 1963

    From the Diary of Soviet Ambassador to North Korea Vasily Moskovsky

    An entry from the diiary of Soviet Ambassador Moskovsky in which he criticizes his predecessor, Ambassador Puzanov, for relying too much on the advice of Kim Il Sung.

  • September 27, 1963

    Conversation between Soviet Ambassador in North Korea Vasily Moskovsky and Soviet Specialists in North Korea

    Soviet specialists in North Korea inform the Ambassador that the Koreans are attempting to acquire large amounts of uranium ore.

  • September 28, 1963

    Mao Zedong, 'Xinjiang Must Do Its Economic Work Well and Strengthen Amity among the Nationalities'

  • October 01, 1963

    Report to Hungarian Politburo on Jamming of Western Radio

    This report prepared for the Hungarian Politburo in 1963 concluded that current jamming efforts were ineffective. It provided two options for the Politburo: to maintain and redirect jamming, focusing it on RFE, or to end it entirely.

  • October 02, 1963

    Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

    A report on the treatment of Soviet women involved in mixed marriages with North Koreans and cases of North Korean students seeking political asylum at the Embassy of the Soviet Union.

  • October 03, 1963

    Secret Telegram from Maneli (Saigon) to Spasowski (Warsaw) [Ciphergram No. 12768]

    Report by Polish official in Saigon, Maneli, on his meeting with the North Vietnamese delegation. The North Vietnamese outline their stance toward South Vietnam and the United States, looking to exploit the tension between the latter and Ngo Dinh Diem and a refusal to cease fighting until the US allows for negotiations and the formation of government in South Vietnam. They also want to establish contact between the International Control Commission and the NLF.

  • October 04, 1963

    Secret Telegram from Maneli (Saigon) to Spasowski (Warsaw)

    Telegram from Polish official in Saigon, Maneli, to Warsaw, explaining his frustrations in not being able to help the South Vietnamese situation, and defending his meeting with Nhu. Mentions the Buddhist crisis.

  • October 05, 1963

    Reply to Mohammad Fayyad

  • October 08, 1963

    Cable from Qiang Xiaochu, 'Premier Kim Received the Study Delegation'

    Kim Il Sung meets with cabinet officials and the Workers' Party of Korea to dicuss agriculture and the Korean revolution.