August 19, 1976
Cryptogram No 1750/III from Polish Embassy in Bucharest, Conversation with Ambassador Drezdenko on N. Ceaușescu’s Visit to the Soviet Union
Report on a conversation with Soviet Ambassador Drezdenko on Romanian leader Ceausescu's visit to Moscow. "In general he believes that the visit brought better climate to the Soviet-Romanian relations."
August 20, 1976
Telegram from New York to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 060.387
The Romanian Mission to the United Nations in New York reports on developments related to the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident at the UN.
August 21, 1976
Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.212
The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang reports on the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident of August 1976.
August 25, 1976
Telegram from Beijing to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 066.252
The Embassy of Romania in Beijing assess the Chinese response to the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident of August 1976.
August 25, 1976
Telegram from Washington to Bucharest, SECRET, Flash, No. 084.527
The Embassy of Romania in Washington, D.C., assesses the United States response to the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident of August 1976.
August 26, 1976
Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.219
The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang conveys the remarks of Han Sihae, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident of August 1976.
August 26, 1976
Conversation between Foreign Minister Genscher and Chinese Ambassador Wang Shu
A conversation between West German Foreign Minister Genscher and Chinese Ambassador Wang Shu about European security and developments in Africa. The Foreign Minister expresses interest in a visit to Germany by the Chinese Foreign Minister.
August 27, 1976
Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.220
The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang conveys the remarks of Kim Yong-jip, ad interim head of the Press Division in the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident.
August 31, 1976
Memorandum, Hungarian National Commission of Atomic Energy to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry
The DPRK Delegation to the IAEA expresses concern to the Hungarian Embassy about plans to build a regional reprocessing plant in South Korea and urges it to be moved to the Philippines.
August 31, 1976
Report on the ‘Axe Murder Incident’ from the GDR Embassy in North Korea
Report on the killing of two American officers in the Joint Security Area. Ambassador Steinhofer states that this incident is a testimony of the tense situation that exists between the two sides and he provides an analysis of what the implications of this incident are.
September 01, 1976
Telegram from Moscow to Bucharest, SECRET, Flash, No. 058.014
The Embassy of Romania in Moscow assesses the Panmunjeom or "Axe Murder" Incident of August 1976.
September 04, 1976
Soviet Ambassador to Angola Vorobiev, Conversation with Angolian President Neto
Soviet Ambassador to the People's Republic of Angola B.S. Vorobiev, memorandum of conversation with President A. Neto where Neto speaks about the need to understand the position of the other southern African nations in order to evaluate the national liberation movements
September 06, 1976
Military Exercise Tarcza-76 Instruction No. 1 of the Northern Front for Protection Against Weapons of Mass Destruction
This document describes a Warsaw Pact military exercise. The document describes the enemy's weapons of mass destruction capabilities, particularly with regards to nuclear weapons.
September 14, 1976
Informational Note II from the Meeting of CC Secretaries for International Affairs in Moscow
An interkit meeting gets postponed to give participants more time to assess the effects of Mao Zedong's death.
September 24, 1976
Secret Telegram No. 3239/III - From Moscow to Warsaw
A telegram claiming that one of the most significant problems in China following Mao's death is the personnel problem, that there is "no single exceptional personality" on the Chinese scene.
September 29, 1976
Secret Telegram No. 3453/III - From Moscow to Warsaw
An assessment of the situation in China following Mao's death and a few lines about Soviet policy following this development.
October 01, 1976
Background on Bulgaria-Angola Bilateral Relations
Background information on Bulgarian-Angolan bilateral relations since Angolan independence.
Institute for the Study of Contemporary Problems of Capitalism, 'Propaganda of Western Broadcasting Stations about the So-Called Workers' Defense Committee and the Supreme Court Sentence on the Seven Participants in the Ursus Events'
This analysis by the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Problems of Capitalism indicates regime concern over RFE’s coverage of the first organized dissident movements in Poland.
Report on a Stay of a GDR Military Delegation in the DPRK in October 1976
Kim Il Sung and Heinz Hoffmann discuss the "axe murder" incident of 18 August, which Kim Il Sung interprets as a deliberate provocation by the Americans .
October 08, 1976
Background Papers, Kissinger Proposals at Geneva Conference
An examination of the consequences of Kissinger's proposal at the Geneva Conference. An overview of South Africa's predicament when it comes to Rhodesia.