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  • December 06, 1963

    Radio Liberty Broadcasting Policy

    Revised guidelines (updating previous Gray Broadcasting policy) for RL broadcasting policy approved by the Committee for Radio Broadcasting Policy.

  • December 07, 1963

    Telegram number 7125/28 from Maurice Dejean

    Maurice Dejean summarizes recent reporting done on China by Soviet news agencies.

  • December 08, 1963

    Cable from the CCP Central Committee, 'Response on the Problem of Counterattacking the Rumors and Slander against China in Soviet Radio Broadcasts, Newspapers, and Magazines'

    Update on Party request to respond to slander against China by the Soviet Union, including plans for future strategies.

  • December 12, 1963

    Memorandum of Conversation, Vladimir Koucky, Secretary of Czechoslovak Communist Party (CPCz) Central Committee, and Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, Head of Cuba’s National Institute of Agrarian Reform (INRA), Prague

    The memorandum includes topics discussed between CPCz Secretary Vladimír Koucký and Cuban government official Carlos Rafael Rodríguez. Rodríguez lists points of misunderstanding between Cuba and other socialist countries. Discussion topics include Chinese publications in Cuba, Cuba's unique approach to socialist revolution, the proposed nuclear-free zone in Latin America, and building socialism under various conditions (e.g. Islam's role in Algeria), among others. Rodríguez encourages more communication among socialist nations to prevent misunderstanding.

  • December 17, 1963

    Record of the Second Meeting between Premier Zhou Enlai and President Nasser

    Zhou and Nasser discuss developments in and relations with Libya, Tunisia, Israel, Palestine, Morocco, Yemen, and Mauritania, as well as the Non-Aligned Movement and the proposed second Asian-African Conference.

  • December 19, 1963

    Record of the Third Conversation between Premier Zhou Enlai and President Nasser

    Zhou Enlai describes the state of Sino-American relations and Sino-Indian relations. Zhou and Nasser also discuss the Egyptian economy and Sino-Egyptian relations.

  • December 20, 1963

    Record of Premier Zhou Enlai's Calling on President Nasser

    Zhou and Nasser discuss domestic conditions inside of Egypt, the Sino-Indian border war, and the possibilities for a nuclear weapons free zone in Africa and the Middle East.

  • December 26, 1963

    From the Diary of O. T. Darusenkov, Record of a Conversation with Cuban Minister of Industry Ernesto Guevara, 20 December 1963

    Guevara reports on the improving economic development of Cuba. Guevara and Darusenkov briefly discuss misunderstandings about the Chinese and Cuban-Soviet foreign relations.

  • December 30, 1963

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

    The Hungarian Ambassador in North Korea reports on a meeting between Soviet Ambassador Moskovsky and Pak Seong-cheol in which the two discussed child rearing, agriculture, rural conditions, and industry in North Korea.

  • December 31, 1963

    Excerpts from the Prosecutor's Act and the Verdict Against Ivan-Assen Georgiev

  • December 31, 1963

    Gratitude from Zuhdi Yakan

  • January, 1964

    Information of the Bulgarian Embassy in Havana Regarding the Situation in Cuba in 1963

    The Bulgarian Embassy in Havana reports to the Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party and the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on political, economic, and cultural developments in Cuba circa 1963. Cuba is politically united, but is experiencing economic hardship after the “Caribbean Crisis” primarily because of the US embargo. In the report, embassy staff reviews developments between socialist countries and Cuba throughout 1963. Some examples include communist aid to Cuba after Hurricane Flora and Cuba’s stance on Sino-Soviet relations. Bulgaria’s show of solidarity resulted in concrete political, economic, and cultural cooperation. Embassy staff notes the drawbacks and benefits of Bulgaria’s relationship with Cuba.

  • 1964

    Material for the Visit of Prestes with Ulbricht on 14 February 1964

    A dossier of materials on the Brazilian Communist Party prepared in anticipation of a visit by Luis Carlos Prestes. It gives an overview of East German relations with the Brazilian Communist Party as well as current domestic politics in Brazil.

  • 1964

    The Situation Surrounding the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and France and Related Issues

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry reviews the process of the normalization of relations between China and France and speculates how the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and France might affect China's status in the United Nations and with the UK, Europe, Africa, and Japan.

  • January 07, 1964

    Memorandum of a Conversation with the USSR Ambassador, c. V. P. Moskovskyi

    Soviet Ambassador Moskovsky talks with the Cuban Ambassador to Pyongyang about the foreign policies of North Korea and, in particular, North Korea's position in the Sino-Soviet split.

  • January 09, 1964

    Letter of Condolence for President Nkrumah [from Mao Zedong]

    Mao writes to President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana after he escapes an attempted assassination. He promises to support the Ghanaian people and their anti-imperialist struggle.

  • January 10, 1964

    Note about a Conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Candidate for the Politburo of the KWP Central Committee, Comrade Ri Ju-yeon

    Conversation between GDR Ambassador Becker and Pak Chunguk (leader of the First Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs) about their trade relationship, North Korea's improvement of product quality, and quantity of North Korean export articles.

  • January 11, 1964

    Telegram number 47 from Pierre Gorce

    Pierre Gorce summarizes the contents of the recent Sino-Albanian common declaration.

  • January 11, 1964

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

    Ambassadors from the Soviet Union, Hungary, and Romania discuss the zealousy of Koreans acquiring new technologies.

  • January 11, 1964

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

    In this report, Hungarian Ambassador to North Korea József Kovács details a conversation with Soviet Ambassador Moskovsky and Romanian Ambassador Bodnaras about the Soviet interpretation of North Korean-Chinese relations. Moskovsky states that his predecessors underestimated the situation.