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  • October 23, 1975

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, No. 059.298

    Pope discusses DPRK representatives' attempt to establish contacts with Henry Kissinger via China as Heo Dam is scheduled to meet Henry Kissinger after the latter's visit to Beijing.

  • February 28, 1976

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.043

    The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang summarizes North Korea's response to the introduction of F-111 bombers to South Korea based on comments from the Press Department of the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • March 06, 1976

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.046

    The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang summarizes remarks made by Ri Jong-mok, the North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister, on the military and security situation on the Korean Peninsula.

  • March 11, 1976

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, Urgent, No. 067.051

    The Embassy of Romania in Pyongyang conveys the remarjs of Pak Jung-guk, North Korean Ambassador to Bucharest, on the situation in South Korea.

  • March 20, 1976

    Telegram from Dacca to Bucharest, SECRET, Regular, No. 030.602

    The Embassy of Romania in Dacca summarizes Korean unification efforts based on information provided by North Korean diplomats in Bangladesh.

  • April 01, 1976

    Telegram from Belgrade to Bucharest, SECRET, Regular, No. 017.807

    The Embassy of Romania in Belgrade assesses the "tense" situation in Korea.

  • 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.

  • March 25, 1975

    Telegram from the Romanian Embassy in Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, No. 059.101

    Popa describes the breakdown of the negotiations at the North-South Coordination Committee, which has devolved into an "organized exchange of accusations and labels." He notes that the discovery of tunnels beneath the DMZ and other conditions have made it impossible to stall the rising tensions on the peninsula.

  • June 25, 1973

    Telegram from Beijing, No.059.658, Urgent, SECRET

    Romanian official comments on statements made by Premier Zhou Enlai that appeared on China's Renmin Ribao. The official notes that Zhou does not condition Sino-American relations on US withdrawal from South Korea, Taiwan and South Vietnam. In fact, the official comments how Taiwan is overlooked and withdrawal of US troops from Korea is characterized as a request from Kim Il Sung.

  • October 30, 1973

    Telegram from Pyongyang, SECRET, No.061487, Urgent

    Soviet officials note their dissatisfaction towards the state of relations between the USSR and the DPRK. According to the Soviets, the exchange of delegations between the two countries is at an all time low, but they expect their relationship to improve in the next year. A similar "tenuous" relationship is observed between the PRC and the DPRK.

  • May 10, 1975

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, SECRET, No. 059.156

    At a recent state visit of the DPRK delegation to the PRC, both countries look at the developments in Indochina as positive and as predicted changes to the Korean Peninsula. Beijing agrees to increase trade and economic cooperation with North Korea while promising to keep distance from Seoul.

  • 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.

  • July 01, 1975

    Telegram from New York to Bucharest, No. 052648

    The North Koreans are suspicious of the proposal to dismantle the UN headquarters in South Korea and believe that the true intent of the plan is creating confusion at this year’s session of the General Assembly. The author believes that the North Koreans will reject the proposal because agreeing to current conditions would be accepting the US presence in Korea.

  • April 23, 1973

    Telegram from Pyongyang, No.061.150, Urgent, SECRET

    The Romanians expect tensions to rise in inter-Korean relations after North Korea is accused of sending a group of spies to South Korea. Pyongyang is unable to convincingly deny its direct role in sending the spies and is called duplicitous by Seoul. The report suggests that recent events have acted as fodder for the argument on why US troops should stay on the Korean Peninsula

  • March 11, 1975

    Telegram from Pyongyang to Bucharest, No. 059.076

    North Koreans report that the South Koreans are concerned with the imminent fall of South Vietnam. At the same time, Seoul is moving to ensure the continued presence of US troops on the Korean Peninsula even after the U.N. troops’ headquarters in South Korea. While Pyongyang can observe increased popular dissent against Park Chung Hee, the North Koreas worry that not even the anti-government opposition foster anti-American sentiments

  • October 27, 1973

    Telegram from Pyongyang, SECRET, No.061482, Urgent

    Popa notes Kim Yeong-nam's concern regarding interference of the USSR and USA in the Yom Kippur/October War as a source of a wider conflict, contrary to the optimism expressed by the North Korean leadership.

  • 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 29, 1973

    Telegram from Pyongyang, No.061.360, Urgent, SECRET

    The document mentions a forthcoming North Korean condemnation of Kim Dae-jung's abduction in Tokyo by KCIA agents. The author states that the declaration will ask Lee Hu-rak to be removed from co-presidency of the North-South Coordination Committee. Pyongyang seeks Romanian support in publicizing the North Korean position.

  • April 14, 1976

    Telegram from Washington to Bucharest, SECRET, Regular, No. 083.895

    The Embassy of Romania in Washington, D.C., conveys the remarks of Robert Martens, Head of Regional Affairs within the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from the Department of State, on developments in Korea.

  • May 05, 1973

    Telegram from the First Directorate to Washington, DC, No.01/04493

    North Korea asks Romania to forward a letter to the president of the US Senate, Spiro T. Agnew, and separately, the Speaker of the House, Carl Albert. The letter, adopted by the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, will request the US to withdraw its forces from the Korean Peninsula, terminate military aid to South Korea, and dismantle the UN Commission for the Unification and Reconstruction of Korea.