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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • December 14, 1965

    Minutes of Conversation between Ri Ju-yeon and PRC Foreign Trade Minister Li Qiang

    An exchange of views between Ri Ju-yeon and PRC Foreign Trade Minister Li Qiang on trade between China and North Korea. They discussed about timber, automobiles, gold and rubles.

  • December 15, 1965

    Cable, Ruo Jiaoyu and Li Qiang to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, 'Vice Premier Ri Ju-yeon's Discussion of War Materials'

    Ambassador Ruo Jiaoyu and Li Qiang summarize a meeting held with Ru Ju-yeon on China's provision of war materials to North Korea. The two countries reached a consensus that "[North] Korea’s support for the revolution in the South [Korea] is needed."

  • December 15, 1965

    Cable from Chinese Ambassador in North Korea Jiao Ruoyu, 'On the Situation of Calling on Vice Premier Kim Il'

    Kim Il discusses Sino-North Korean relations, the situation in South Korea, and Japan's position in East Asia with Chinese Ambassador Jiao Ruoyu.

  • December 19, 1965

    Record of Conversation from Premier Zhou's Reception of UAR Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Sedky

    Zhou Enlai criticises the developmental aid policies and practices of the United States and the Soviet Union. He and Sedky also discuss Chinese aid to Egypt.

  • December 20, 1965

    Cable from Li Qiang to Premier Zhou Enlai

    A report on Li Qiang’s discussions with Ri Ju-yeon on war materials, exchange of rice with British pounds, and business opportunities in Hong Kong.

  • December 20, 1965

    Zhou Enlai's Comments on a Cable from Li Qiang

    Zhou Enlai asks that the trade agreement between China and North Korea be signed in 1965.

  • December 22, 1965

    Cable from the Chinese Embassy in the Soviet Union, 'On the Situation of the Soviet Revisionists “Condemning America and Supporting Vietnam”'

    The Chinese Embassy in Moscow reports on recent Soviet efforts to support the Vietnamese against the United States.

  • December 23, 1965

    Cable from the Foreign Ministry to Ambassador Jiao Ruoyu, 'On Vice Premier Li Xiannian's Visit to North Korea'

    The Foreign Ministry briefs Chinese Ambassador to North Korea Jiao Ruoyu on Li Xiannian's impending visit to Pyongyang.

  • December 26, 1965

    Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Trade

    An exchange of views between Kim Il Sung and Li Xiannian on Chinese technical assistance to North Korea, U.S. imperialism, economic situation in North Korea, and China-North Korea friendly foreign realtions.